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Higginson Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): patronymic from the medieval personal name Higgin, a pet form of Hick.

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


Similar surnames: Higgins, Hankinson, Dickinson, Meggison, Hodkinson, Hipkins

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Higginson Family Origin

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Higginson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Clerk

    16%
  • Book Keeper

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Clerk and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Higginson. A less common occupation for the Higginson family was Carpenter. The most common Higginson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 28% of Higginson's were Farmers.

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Higginson Historical Records

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Higginson Life Expectancy

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