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Higgins Genealogy & History

Higgins is an ancient Irish name; in Gaelic it is O'Huigan, derived from "uiging", which means Viking. The Higgins family is first found in Sligo, where they held a feudal manor. They were a branch of the O'Neills clan, which is said to descend from Niall, fourth king of Ireland. Higgins genealogy is made more complicated by the many variations on the name: Higgens, Higginson, Huggins, O'Higgans, and, in Ireland, Hagan. The Higgins motto, "pro patria", means "for my country"; the crest has a griffin, symbolizing worship of the sun. Higgins family history in America dates back to Virginia in 1623.


Higgins Birth Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
A Ross Higgins-- --, 1926September 8,2006SC
Banjamin Higgins-- --, 1875April ,1972IA
C David Higgins-- --, 1920October 13,2001CA
D Pearl Higgins-- --, 1913May 26,1992TX

Higgins Death Records

NameBirth DateDeath DateLocation
E Arlee Higgins-- --, 1922December 15,1995Los Angeles,CA
F Ward Higgins-- --, 1916October 17,2003Springfield,VT
G Donald Higgins-- --, 1919March 24,1997Minneapolis,MN
H Dale Higgins-- --, 1925December 10,1997Augusta,IL

Higgins Marriage Records

NameSpouseMarriage DateLocation
Bryan HigginsShirley SorrellFebruary 14,1954Wake, NC
Chas HigginsElizabeth MyattFebruary 4,1939Wake, NC
Robert HigginsEddie JonesSeptember 7,1944Wake, NC
James HigginsCarolyn McdanielOctober 22,1949Wake, NC

Most Common Surnames After Higgins

295th: Wolf296th: Lyons
297th: Parks298th: Quinn
299th: Fitzgerald300th: Graves
301st: Page302nd: Doyle
303rd: Griffith304th: Watts

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