Heggs Family History

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Heggs Name Meaning

English (Leicester): perhaps a variant of Higgs.

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

Similar surnames: Peggs, Buggs, Higgs, Hegg, Meggs, Hewes, Tiggs, Heyes, Hogg, Meiggs

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Heggs Family Origin

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Heggs Family Occupations

What did your Heggs ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Coal Miner and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heggs. The most common Heggs occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Heggs's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Heggs family was Framework Knitter.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Farmer

  • Framework Knitter


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

Heggs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Heggs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heggs 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Heggs. 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 456 military records available for the last name Heggs. For the veterans among your Heggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heggs Life Expectancy

What is the average Heggs lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Heggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Heggs in 1964 was 89, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heggs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heggs 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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