Wigent Family History

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Wigent Name Meaning

Origin unidentified; perhaps an altered spelling of Wigand.

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


Similar surnames: Wygant, Wigen, Bagent, Nugent, Riggen, Isgett, Wiant, Agent, Vigen

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Wigent Family Origin

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Wigent Family Occupations

What did your Wigent ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keep House and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wigent. A less common occupation for the Wigent family was Laborer. The most common Wigent occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Wigent's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keep House

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

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

Wigent Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wigent Life Expectancy

What is the average Wigent lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Wigent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wigent in 1960 was 67, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wigent

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wigent 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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