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Diggle Family History

Diggle Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from Diggle in Saddleworth Yorkshire probably meaning ‘ditch hill’ from Old English dīc ‘ditch’ + hyll ‘hill’. English: from the Middle English personal names Dikel Digel pet forms of Dick .

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

Similar surnames: Single, Diddle, Dingle, Ingle, Ringle, Figge, Digges, Dile, Quiggle

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Where is the Diggle family from?

You can see how Diggle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Diggle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Diggle families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 12 Diggle families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 57% of all the recorded Diggle's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Diggle families in 1911.
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What did your Diggle ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Diggle. 100% of Diggle men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Passenger Lists

There are 78,000 immigration records available for the last name Diggle. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Diggle. For the veterans among your Diggle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Diggle lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Diggle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Diggle in 1963 was 72, and 67 in 2004.

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