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Higgins Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

The name Higgins comes from Norway in the year about 1240 !!

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The meaning of Higgins come may come from a trade, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. A lot of these trade-based family names can be a profession in a different language. Because of this it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many western names like Higgins originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these surnames are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Higgins were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Higgins. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Higgins family name are important to understanding the history of the name. Names like Higgins vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over generations.

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