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 1881, Carver & Gilder, Pensioner and Ry Engine Driver (Locotive) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diggs. A less common occupation for the Diggs family was Shader (Artficial Flowers). The most common Diggs occupation in the UK was Carver & Gilder. 20% of Diggs's were Carver & Gilders.

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  • Carver & Gilder

  • Pensioner

  • Ry Engine Driver (Locotive)

  • Shader (Artficial Flowers)


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

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diggs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diggs 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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