Riggers Family History

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Riggers Name Meaning

North German: Frisian patronymic, a variant of Ricker.

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

Similar surnames: Riggert, Biggers, Rickers, Wiggers, Tigges, Meggers, Eggers, Hilgers

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Riggers Family Origin

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Riggers Family Occupations

What did your Riggers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riggers. A less common occupation for the Riggers family was Porter. The most common Riggers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Riggers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Porter


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Riggers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Riggers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riggers 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 131 immigration records available for the last name Riggers. 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 270 military records available for the last name Riggers. For the veterans among your Riggers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riggers Life Expectancy

What is the average Riggers lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Riggers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Riggers in 1964 was 64, and 82 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riggers 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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