Digges Family History

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Digges Name Meaning

from Middle English digge ‘duck’, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept, caught, or sold ducks or as a nickname for someone thought to resemble a duck in some way. patronymic from Digg, a voiced variant of the personal name Dick.

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

Similar surnames: Tigges, Figge, Diegel, Bigger, Biggers, Dinges, Siggers, Vignes

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Digges Family Origin

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Digges Family Occupations

What did your Digges ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Book Keeper, Curate Of Boxmoor (Herts) and Dramatist (Actor) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Digges. The most common Digges occupation in the UK was Book Keeper. 25% of Digges's were Book Keepers. A less common occupation for the Digges family was Sargeant Royal Marines.

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  • Book Keeper

  • Curate Of Boxmoor (Herts)

  • Dramatist (Actor)

  • Sargeant Royal Marines


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

Digges Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Digges. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Digges 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 500 immigration records available for the last name Digges. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 631 military records available for the last name Digges. For the veterans among your Digges ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Digges Life Expectancy

What is the average Digges lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Digges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Digges in 1953 was 56, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Digges 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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