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Higdon Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Hikedun, a medieval pet form of Richard; it is apparently a variant of Ricardun, a form of Ric(h)ard with a diminutive ending; for explanation of the initial H-, see Hick.

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


Similar surnames: Rigdon, Pigeon, Ipson, Higson, Hibdon, Hilton, Haddon, Ligon, Hitson

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Higdon Family Origin

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Higdon Family Occupations

What did your Higdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Higdon family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Higdon. The most common Higdon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Higdon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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Higdon Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Higdon ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Higdon Life Expectancy

What is the average Higdon lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Higdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Higdon in 1941 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

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