Haig Name Meaning

Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France named with Old Norse hagi ‘enclosure’, a word with cognates in most Germanic languages. Compare Hay. English: variant spelling of Haigh. Irish (County Cavan): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thaidhg (see McCaig).

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


Similar surnames: Haigh, Hain, Haag, Hagg, Haug, Cain, Hall, Hand, Fain, Haw

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Haig Family Origin

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Haig Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farmer Son

    9%
  • Labourer

    7%
  • Broker

    5%

In 1881, the most common Haig occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Haig's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Haig family was Broker. Farmer, Farmer Son and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haig.

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Haig Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Haig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Haig in 1942 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haig

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