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Wiggins Family History

Wiggins Name Meaning
English: patronymic from the personal name Wiggin.

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

1,307,451 Historical Documents with Wiggins on Ancestry
311,834 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
41,633 Military Records
12,093 Immigration Records
240,296 Census and Voter Lists
701,595 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wiggins Families

  • Number of Wiggins families
     421 - 839
     141 - 420
     1 - 140
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Wiggins families
     28 - 54
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wiggins census records

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Wiggins Family Origin

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Wiggins Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Wiggins Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Wiggins census records

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Military Service by Wiggins

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