Higgs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hick.

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


Similar surnames: Wiggs, Hicks, Baggs, Riggs, Figgs, Heggs, Twiggs, Diggs, Biggs

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Higgs Family Origin

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Higgs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Higgs. The most common Higgs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Higgs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Higgs family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Higgs | Data not to scale

Higgs Historical Records

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Higgs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Higgs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Higgs in 1944 was 25, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Higgs

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