Tigges Family History

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Tigges Name Meaning

North German (especially Rhineland): variant of Thieges (see Tiegs). Dutch: patronymic, perhaps from a pet form of a Germanic personal name composed of the unattested word þeudo ‘people’, ‘nation’ + gar, ger‘spear’.

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

Similar surnames: Tiger, Digges, Biggers, Thilges, Nilges, Figge, Tiegs, Tagge, Siggers

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Tigges Family Origin

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Tigges Family Occupations

What did your Tigges ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tigges. 20% of Tigges men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Tigges women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tigges were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Typist
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper

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

Tigges Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tigges. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tigges 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 456 immigration records available for the last name Tigges. 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 625 military records available for the last name Tigges. For the veterans among your Tigges ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tigges Life Expectancy

What is the average Tigges lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tigges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Tigges in 1963 was 82, and 83 in 2004.

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