Diggs Family History

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Diggs Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Digges.

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


Similar surnames: Digges, Tiggs, Biggs, Figgs, Daggs, Driggs, Dills, Bigge, Figge

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Diggs Family Origin

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Diggs Family Occupations

What did your Diggs ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Engineer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Diggs. 20% of Diggs men worked as an Engineer and 46% of Diggs women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Diggs were First Aid Arp Mineral Water Manufactor and Paid Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Engineer
    20%
  • Estimating Clark
    20%
  • First Aid Arp Mineral Water Manufacters
    20%
  • First Aid Arp Mineral Water Manufactor
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    46%
  • Cotton Weaver
    10%
  • Mineral Water Jactor Retired
    10%
  • Paid Domestic Servant
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Diggs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Diggs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diggs 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Diggs. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Diggs. For the veterans among your Diggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diggs Life Expectancy

What is the average Diggs lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Diggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Diggs in 1945 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

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