Hignite Family History

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Hignite Name Meaning

Variant of Hignight.

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


Similar surnames: Higbie, Haynie, Birnie, Finnie, Binnie, Hinke, Hintze, Bigbie

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Hignite Family Origin

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Hignite Family Occupations

What did your Hignite ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hignite occupation in the USA was Farmer. 89% of Hignite's were Farmers. Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hignite.

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  • Farmer

    89%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%

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

Hignite Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Hignite Life Expectancy

What is the average Hignite lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hignite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Hignite in 1949 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hignite

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hignite 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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