Quigg Name Meaning

Irish (County Derry): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cuaig, from a personal name of unexplained origin. In County Down it is Anglicized as Fivey, as if from cúig ‘five’.

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


Similar surnames: Quill, Quinn, Quirk, Going, Quine, Quigley, Quin, Rigg, Grigg, Nigg

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Quigg Family Origin

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Quigg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Farmer Son

    19%
  • School

    11%
  • Servant

    5%

In 1881, Farmer, Farmer Son and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quigg. A less common occupation for the Quigg family was Servant. The most common Quigg occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Quigg's were Farmers.

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Quigg Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Quigg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Quigg in 1940 was 31, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quigg

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