Wigfall Family History

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Wigfall Name Meaning

English (South Yorkshire): habitational name from Wigfield (earlier Wigfall) Farm, Worsbrough, named with the Old English personal name Wicga or Old English wicga ‘beetle’ + (ge)fall ‘forest clearing’.

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


Similar surnames: Wignall, Fall, Wall, Bagnall, Wivell, Bignell, Tindall, Will, Woodall

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Wigfall Family Origin

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Wigfall Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Laborer, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wigfall. A less common occupation for the Wigfall family was Farming. The most common Wigfall occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Wigfall's were Laborers.

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Wigfall Historical Records

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Wigfall Life Expectancy

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