Higgerson Family History

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Higgerson Name Meaning

English (Warwickshire): unexplained. Compare Higgason.

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

Similar surnames: Higgason, Hankerson, Ingerson, Higginson, Hickerson, Wilkerson

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Higgerson Family Origin

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Higgerson Family Occupations

What did your Higgerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Higgerson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Higgerson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Higgerson family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Butcher and Commission Mercht. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Higgerson.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Commission Mercht.

  • Day Laborer


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

Higgerson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Higgerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Higgerson 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 261 immigration records available for the last name Higgerson. 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 314 military records available for the last name Higgerson. For the veterans among your Higgerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Higgerson Life Expectancy

What is the average Higgerson lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Higgerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Higgerson in 1963 was 68, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Higgerson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Higgerson 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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