Habig Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German habech ‘hawk’, hence a nickname for someone who was thought to resemble the bird or a metonymic occupational name for someone who trained hawks for hunting (see Hawk).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Habiger, Harig, Hain, Haber, Haring, Haling, Ramig, Halbig, Hang

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Habig Family Origin

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Habig Family Occupations

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  • Potter

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Huckster

    7%
  • Iron Mill Wk

    7%

In 1880, Potter, Blacksmith and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Habig. The most common Habig occupation in the USA was Potter. 10% of Habig's were Potters. A less common occupation for the Habig family was Iron Mill Wk.

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Habig Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Habig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Habig in 1953 was 60, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Habig

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