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Highbaugh Name Meaning

Altered form of German Heibach a habitational name from a place so named in the Rhineland near Lindlar.

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


Similar surnames: Kishbaugh, Poorbaugh, Stambaugh, Osenbaugh, Lushbaugh, Balsbaugh

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Where is the Highbaugh family from?

You can see how Highbaugh families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Highbaugh family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Highbaugh families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Highbaugh families living in Kentucky. This was 100% of all the recorded Highbaugh's in USA. Kentucky had the highest population of Highbaugh families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Highbaugh surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Highbaugh ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Highbaugh. 73% of Highbaugh men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Highbaugh women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Highbaugh were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    73%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farming Laborer
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Highbaugh. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Highbaugh 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Highbaugh. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 242 military records available for the last name Highbaugh. For the veterans among your Highbaugh ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Highbaugh lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Highbaugh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Highbaugh in 1955 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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