Figg Family History

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Figg Name Meaning

Perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived near a fig tree, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who sold figs, from Old French figue (Latin ficus). Reaney has it as a variant of Fitch. It may also be from an unidentified personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Fogg, Fagg, Pigg, Ring, Hogg, Fitz, Wigg, Rigg, Fago, Finn

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Figg Family Origin

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Figg Family Occupations

What did your Figg ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Figg occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 10% of Figg's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Figg family was Carpenter. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Figg.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Carpenter


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

Figg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Figg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Figg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Figg. 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 Figg. For the veterans among your Figg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Figg Life Expectancy

What is the average Figg lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Figg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Figg in 1944 was 66, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Figg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Figg 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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