When George Edward Higgins was born on 11 May 1928, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James Virgil Higgins, was 38 and his mother, Lydia Vasitine Stulce, was 36. He lived in Civil District 3, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1940 and Red Bank, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States for about 1 years. He died on 17 July 2000, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Kissimmee, Osceola, Florida, United States.
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUiginn ‘descendant of Uiginn’, a byname meaning ‘viking, sea-rover’ (from Old Norse víkingr). Compare McGuigan .
English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): variant of Higgin, itself either a Lancashire variant of Huggin (from a pet form of Hugh ), or a variant of Hickin (from a pet form of Richard ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. See Hick and compare Higson .