Quigg Family History

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Quigg Name Meaning

Irish (County Derry): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuaig, from a personal name of unexplained origin. In County Down it is Anglicized as Fivey, as if from cúig ‘five’.

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

Similar surnames: Quill, Quinn, Quirk, Going, Quine, Quigley, Quin, Rigg, Grigg, Nigg

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Quigg Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Quigg name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Quigg. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Quigg Family Origin

Where is the Quigg family from?

Quigg Family Occupations

What did your Quigg ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quigg. The most common Quigg occupation in the USA was Laborer. 15% of Quigg's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Quigg family was Boiler Maker.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Boiler Maker


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

Quigg Historical Records

What Quigg family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Quigg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quigg 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Quigg. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Quigg. For the veterans among your Quigg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quigg Life Expectancy

What is the average Quigg lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Quigg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Quigg in 1940 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quigg 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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