Wiggin Family History

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Wiggin Name Meaning

from the Breton personal name Wiucon, composed of elements meaning ‘worthy’ + ‘high’, ‘noble’, which was introduced into England by followers of William the Conqueror. from the Germanic personal name Wigant, originally a byname meaning ‘warrior’, from the present participle of wigan ‘to fight’, likewise introduced to England in the wake of the Conquest.

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


Similar surnames: Wiggins, Higgins, Wilkin, Siglin, Firmin, Wigren, Wergin, Liggio

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Wiggin Family Origin

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Wiggin Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Farm Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wiggin family was Annuitant. The most common Wiggin occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Wiggin's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farm Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiggin.

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Wiggin Historical Records

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