Wiggs Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wigg.

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


Similar surnames: Higgs, Twiggs, Diggs, Riggs, Wilks, Biggs, Figgs, Griggs, Wilds

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Wiggs Family Origin

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Wiggs Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    23%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Wiggs occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 23% of Wiggs's were Bricklayers. Bricklayer, Labourer and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wiggs. A less common occupation for the Wiggs family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Wiggs Historical Records

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Wiggs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Wiggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wiggs in 1944 was 23, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wiggs

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