Higdon Family History

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Higdon Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Hikedun, a medieval pet form of Richard; it is apparently a variant of Ricardun, a form of Ric(h)ard with a diminutive ending; for explanation of the initial H-, see Hick.

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


Similar surnames: Rigdon, Pigeon, Ipson, Higson, Hibdon, Hilton, Haddon, Ligon, Hitson

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Higdon Family Origin

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Higdon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Higdon. A less common occupation for the Higdon family was Farm Laborer. The most common Higdon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Higdon's were Farmers.

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Higdon Historical Records

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Higdon Life Expectancy

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