Heggins Family History

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Heggins Name Meaning

Scottish: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó hUiginn (see Higgins).

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

Similar surnames: Higgins, Kiggins, Coggins, Haggins, Heggie, Riggins, Hagins, Loggins

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Heggins Family Origin

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Heggins Family Occupations

What did your Heggins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heggins. The most common Heggins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Heggins's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heggins family was Bartender.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Bartender


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

Heggins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Heggins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heggins 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Heggins. 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 653 military records available for the last name Heggins. For the veterans among your Heggins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heggins Life Expectancy

What is the average Heggins lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Heggins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Heggins in 1956 was 32, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heggins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heggins 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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