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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

What did your Wigen ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

Wigen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wigen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wigen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wigen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wigen. For the veterans among your Wigen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wigen Life Expectancy

What is the average Wigen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wigen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wigen 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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