Riggins Family History

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Riggins Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: unexplained. Possibly a variant of Higgins through misdivision of a name such as Peter Higgins.

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

Similar surnames: Miggins, Liggins, Higgins, Siggins, Diggins, Kiggins, Dwiggins

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Riggins Family Origin

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Riggins Family Occupations

What did your Riggins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Tractor Driver farm Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Riggins. 23% of Riggins men worked as a Tractor Driver farm Worker and 50% of Riggins women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Riggins were Colliery Stoneman (b and Football Pools Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Tractor Driver farm Worker
  • Coal Putter Below Ground Heavy Work
  • Colliery Coal Hewer Below Ground Heavy Work
  • Colliery Stoneman (b

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
  • Evacuee Helper
  • Football Pools Clerk

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

Riggins Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Riggins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riggins 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 Riggins. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Riggins. For the veterans among your Riggins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riggins Life Expectancy

What is the average Riggins lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Riggins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Riggins in 1944 was 27, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Riggins

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