Figge Family History

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Figge Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Figg. German: from a short form of a personal name composed with Fried-, as for example Friedrich. In southwestern Germany, a nickname for a tease, from Middle High German vicken ‘to rub or fidget’.

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


Similar surnames: Tagge, Feige, Linge, Giggey, Fieger, Winge, Figg, Nigg, Ringe, Bigge

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Figge Family Origin

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Figge Family Occupations

What did your Figge ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Figge. 25% of Figge men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Figge women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Figge were Machinist and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Retired
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Packer
    9%

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

Figge Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Figge. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Figge census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 986 immigration records available for the last name Figge. 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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Draft Card

There are 832 military records available for the last name Figge. For the veterans among your Figge ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Figge Life Expectancy

What is the average Figge lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Figge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Figge in 1948 was 34, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Figge 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.

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