Diggins Family History

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Diggins Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant of Dickens.

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

Similar surnames: Riggins, Dwiggins, Duggins, Higgins, Miggins, Goggins, Figgins

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Diggins Family Origin

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Diggins Family Occupations

What did your Diggins ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Diggins occupation in the UK was Carman. 6% of Diggins's were Carmans. Carman, Farm Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diggins. A less common occupation for the Diggins family was Agr Labr.

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  • Carman

  • Farm Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Agr Labr


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

Diggins Historical Records

What Diggins family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Diggins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diggins 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Diggins. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Diggins. For the veterans among your Diggins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diggins Life Expectancy

What is the average Diggins lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Diggins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Diggins in 1953 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diggins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diggins 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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