Kiggins Family History

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Kiggins Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form (with redundant English patronymic -s) of Gaelic Mag Uiginn ‘son of the Viking’ (see Higgins).

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


Similar surnames: Higgins, Dwiggins, Quiggins, Miggins, Riggins, Kimmons, Heggins

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Kiggins Family Origin

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Kiggins Family Occupations

What did your Kiggins ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kiggins. The most common Kiggins occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kiggins's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kiggins family was Cooper.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Cook

    3%
  • Cooper

    3%

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

Kiggins Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kiggins Life Expectancy

What is the average Kiggins lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Kiggins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kiggins in 1960 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kiggins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kiggins 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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