Wigginton Family History

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Wigginton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places in Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Staffordshire, and North Yorkshire named Wigginton, from the Old English personal name Wicga + genitive -n or -ing- + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Winton, Withington, Whiston, Wilton, Brinton, Swinton, Whitton

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Wigginton Family Origin

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Wigginton Family Occupations

What did your Wigginton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wigginton family was Farm Laborer. The most common Wigginton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Wigginton's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wigginton.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Wigginton Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wigginton Life Expectancy

What is the average Wigginton lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Wigginton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wigginton in 1947 was 58, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wigginton

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wigginton 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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