Riggen Family History

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Riggen Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of Regan.

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


Similar surnames: Riggan, Riggin, Riggle, Ritger, Trigger, Rigdon, Rieken, Figge

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Riggen Family Origin

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Riggen Family Occupations

What did your Riggen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Riggen. The most common Riggen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Riggen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Riggen family was Fire Insurance Agt.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • At Home

    6%
  • Fire Insurance Agt

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Riggen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Riggen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riggen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Riggen. 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 Riggen. For the veterans among your Riggen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riggen Life Expectancy

What is the average Riggen lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Riggen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Riggen in 1951 was 36, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riggen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Riggen 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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