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Huggett Family History

Huggett Name Meaning

from a pet form of Hugh. habitational name from Huggate in East Yorkshire, possibly named in Old Norse with hugr ‘mound’ (an unattested variant of haugr) + gata ‘road’.

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

Similar surnames: Hargett, Eggett, Hogsett, Huguet, Liggett, Meggett, Burgett, Huyett

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Where is the Huggett family from?

You can see how Huggett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huggett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Huggett families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 34 Huggett families living in Ontario. This was about 72% of all the recorded Huggett's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Huggett families in 1911.
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What did your Huggett ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Huggett. 34% of Huggett men worked as a Cultivateur and 50% of Huggett women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huggett were Carpenter and Operator.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Fils De Cultivateur
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Huggett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huggett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Huggett. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Huggett. For the veterans among your Huggett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huggett lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Huggett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Huggett in 1962 was 73, and 76 in 2004.

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