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Higson Family Origin

Where is the Higson family from?

Higson Family Occupations

What did your Higson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Higson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Higson's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Higson family was Grocer. Coal Miner, Cotton Weaver and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Higson.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Cotton Weaver

  • Farmer

  • Grocer


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

Higson Historical Records

What Higson family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Higson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Higson 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Higson. 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 Higson. For the veterans among your Higson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Higson Life Expectancy

What is the average Higson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Higson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Higson in 1962 was 81, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Higson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Higson 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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