Higa Family History

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Higa Name Meaning

Japanese: written phonetically with characters meaning ‘comparison’ and ‘praise’; the actual meaning, however, is unclear, although it is the name of several locations in Okinawa. The surname is most common in western Japan and the Ryukyu Islands.

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

Similar surnames: Haga, Niwa, Ige, Hino, Hoga, Hagg, Biga, Hora, Rega, Hege

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Higa Family Origin

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Higa Family Occupations

What did your Higa ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Domestic Work was the top reported job for people in the UK named Higa. 34% of Higa women worked as a Domestic Work

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Work
  • Reeler Cotton Spinning
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Higa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Higa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Higa 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Higa. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Higa. For the veterans among your Higa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Higa Life Expectancy

What is the average Higa lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Higa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Higa in 1952 was 35, and 76 in 2004.

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