Habig Family History

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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

What did your Habig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Habig family was Iron Mill Wk. 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.

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  • Potter

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Huckster

    7%
  • Iron Mill Wk

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Habig ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Habig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Habig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Habig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Habig. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Habig. For the veterans among your Habig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Habig Life Expectancy

What is the average Habig lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Habig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Habig ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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