Wigen Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: variant spelling of Vigen.

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


Similar surnames: Vigen, Lien, Wien, Eagen, Walen, Winer, Wilen, Viken, Wigent, Biven

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Wigen Family Origin

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Wigen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

In 1880, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wigen. A less common occupation for the Wigen family was Laborer. The most common Wigen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Wigen's were Farmers.

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Wigen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Wigen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Wigen in 1962 was 77, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wigen

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