Nigg Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: from a short form of the personal name Niklaus, a German form of Nicholas.

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


Similar surnames: Rigg, Nigl, Figge, Niss, Sigg, Figg, Rigo, Nies, Hagg, Tagg

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Nigg Family Origin

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Nigg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Book Binder

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nigg family was Book Binder. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nigg. The most common Nigg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Nigg's were Farmers.

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Nigg Historical Records

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Nigg Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Nigg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Nigg in 1952 was 67, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nigg

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