Higby Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Higbee.

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


Similar surnames: Higbie, Hiley, Hubby, Biby, Liby, Hamby, Whidby, Digby, Hanby, Hilby

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Higby Family Origin

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Higby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, the most common Higby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Higby's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Higby family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Higby.

Source: Census data for Higby | Data not to scale

Higby Historical Records

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Higby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Higby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Higby in 1948 was 55, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Higby

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