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 Family Origin

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Quigg Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Boiler Maker

    2%

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

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Quigg Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quigg

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