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Quigg Family History

Quigg Name Meaning

Irish (County Derry): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuaig or Mac Cuaig from a personal name of unexplained etymology. In County Down it is Anglicized as Fivey as if from cúig ‘five’. Irish (County Derry): shortened form of Quigley .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Quill, Quinn, Quirk, Going, Quine, Quigley, Quin, Rigg, Grigg, Nigg

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Where is the Quigg family from?

You can see how Quigg families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quigg family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Quigg families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 19 Quigg families living in Yorkshire. This was about 38% of all the recorded Quigg's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Quigg families in 1891.
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What did your Quigg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Quigg. 100% of Quigg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Quigg. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Quigg. For the veterans among your Quigg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quigg lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Quigg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Quigg in 1940 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

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