Huggins Family History

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Huggins Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a pet form of Hugh.

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

Similar surnames: Higgins, Huckins, Duggins, Loggins, Figgins, Kiggins, Quiggins, Hulin

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Huggins Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Huggins name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Huggins. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Huggins Family Origin

Where is the Huggins family from?

Huggins Family Occupations

What did your Huggins ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Huggins occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Huggins's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Huggins. A less common occupation for the Huggins family was Carpenter.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter


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

Huggins Historical Records

What Huggins family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 137,000 census records available for the last name Huggins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huggins 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Huggins. 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 22,000 military records available for the last name Huggins. For the veterans among your Huggins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Huggins Life Expectancy

What is the average Huggins lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Huggins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Huggins in 1943 was 46, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Huggins

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Huggins 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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