Pigg Name Meaning

English (mainly Durham and Northumbria): from Middle English pigge ‘young hog’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a swineherd or nickname for someone supposedly resembling a hog.

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

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Pigg Family Origin

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Pigg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pigg family was Farming. The most common Pigg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Pigg's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pigg.

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Pigg Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Pigg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Pigg in 1948 was 44, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pigg

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