Niggley Family History

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Niggley Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Tingley, Nissley, Pingley, Bingley, Highley, Wigley, Midgley, Dingley

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Niggley Family Origin

Where is the Niggley family from?

Niggley Family Occupations

What did your Niggley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Niggley. 80% of Niggley men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Niggley women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Niggley were Farm Laborer and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    80%
  • Farm Laborer
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • School Teacher
    34%
  • Secretary
    34%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Niggley Historical Records

What Niggley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 60 census records available for the last name Niggley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niggley 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 Niggley. 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 5 military records available for the last name Niggley. For the veterans among your Niggley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Niggley Life Expectancy

What is the average Niggley lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1997, in the United States, Niggley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Niggley in 1972 was 64, and 92 in 1997.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Niggley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Niggley 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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