O'higgins Family History

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O'higgins Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUiginn ‘descendant of Uiginn’, a byname meaning ‘viking’, ‘sea-rover’ (from Old Norse víkingr).

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


Similar surnames: Higgins, Kiggins, Heggins, Dwiggins, O'hagan, O'regan, Coggins

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O'higgins Family Origin

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O'higgins Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common O'higgins occupation in Canada was Laborer. 100% of O'higgins's were Laborers.

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O'higgins Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name O'higgins. 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 O'higgins. For the veterans among your O'higgins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'higgins Life Expectancy

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Average O'higgins life expectancy in 2002 was 94 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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