Higby Family History

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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

What did your Higby ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Higby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Higby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Higby 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 Higby. 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 Higby. For the veterans among your Higby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Higby Life Expectancy

What is the average Higby lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Higby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Higby 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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