Higman Family History

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Higman Name Meaning

English (chiefly Devon): variant of Hickman.

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

Similar surnames: Hinman, Digman, Hilman, Pigman, Higson, Zigman, Highman, Hegman

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Higman Family Origin

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Higman Family Occupations

What did your Higman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Higman family was Clay Laborer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Higman. The most common Higman occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Higman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Clay Laborer


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

Higman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Higman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Higman 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 Higman. 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 923 military records available for the last name Higman. For the veterans among your Higman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Higman Life Expectancy

What is the average Higman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Higman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Higman in 1944 was 25, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Higman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Higman 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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