Higel Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Higel Family Origin

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Higel Family Occupations

What did your Higel ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Filing In Saw Mill

    14%
  • House Keeper

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Lodging House Keeper

    14%

In 1880, Filing In Saw Mill, House Keeper and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Higel. A less common occupation for the Higel family was Lodging House Keeper. The most common Higel occupation in the USA was Filing In Saw Mill. 14% of Higel's were Filing In Saw Mills.

Source: Census data for Higel | Data not to scale

Higel Historical Records

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Higel Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Higel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Higel in 1951 was 72, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Higel

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