Figg Name Meaning

Perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived near a fig tree, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who sold figs, from Old French figue (Latin ficus). Reaney has it as a variant of Fitch. It may also be from an unidentified personal name.

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


Similar surnames: Fogg, Fagg, Pigg, Ring, Hogg, Fitz, Wigg, Rigg, Fago, Finn

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Figg Family Origin

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Figg Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Gardener

    17%
  • Joiner

    17%

In 1881, Servant, Farmer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Figg. The most common Figg occupation in Canada was Servant. 33% of Figg's were Servants. A less common occupation for the Figg family was Joiner.

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Figg Historical Records

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Figg Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2003, Figg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Figg in 1944 was 66, and 70 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Figg

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