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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Apprentice Blacksmith

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Tigges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Tigges's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Apprentice Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tigges. A less common occupation for the Tigges family was Carpenter.

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Tigges Life Expectancy

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