Triggs Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Triggs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Trigg.

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

Similar surnames: Griggs, Riggs, Twiggs, Grigg, Prigge, Tigges, Rigg, Rings, Frings

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with a family member and we'll do the searching for you.

Triggs Family Origin

Where is the Triggs family from?

Triggs Family Occupations

What did your Triggs ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Triggs. 15% of Triggs men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Triggs women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Triggs were Retired and Domestic Servant

View Census data for Triggs | Data not to scale

Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Fisherman
  • Gardener
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic Servant

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

Triggs Historical Records

What Triggs family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Triggs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Triggs census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search UK census records for Triggs

Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Triggs. 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.

View all Triggs immigration records

Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Triggs. For the veterans among your Triggs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Triggs military records

You've only scratched the surface of Triggs family history.

Triggs Life Expectancy

What is the average Triggs lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Triggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Triggs in 1952 was 34, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Triggs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Triggs 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.

Famous Triggs Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name

14-Day Free Trial