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  1. Higgins

    Higgins was one of the best-known dog actors of the 1960s – 1970s. Most people remember him either as "Dog" or as "Benji," two of the most popular roles he played during a 14-year career in show business.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Higgins is ranked #400 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Higgins surname appeared 79,803 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 27 would have the surname Higgins.

    83.9% or 66,963 total occurrences were White.
    10.7% or 8,595 total occurrences were Black.
    2.3% or 1,835 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.9% or 1,516 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 447 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 447 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Higgins in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Higgins in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Higgins in a Sentence

  1. Jerry Strahan:

    Mr. Higgins sent him a check the next day, that was typical Higgins.

  2. Kevin Stefanski:

    I will never ever doubt Rashard Higgins ’ effort or our guys ’ effort, our rule there is not to reach the ball out when it is first-and-goal, and Rashard Higgins ' knows that. Again, appreciate Rashard Higgins ' effort. Rashard Higgins ' battled like Rashard Higgins ' always does, but we have to fight that urge because it is such a big loss if it does end up being a touchback.

  3. Jason Sudeikis:

    You know every person [on the show] has added something to it, sometimes it’s just what you hear people talking about, or a conversation I’ve had off-camera. An example of that would be Jeremy Swift, who plays Higgins, he and I are talking about music one day and he’s explaining to me his passion for jazz, now he plays standup bass, and I’m kinda like, ‘Oh, I think Higgins is gonna get his goatee back, his jazz goatee, and he’s gonna play that bass.’ And that’s just something I learned at Second City in Chicago, where you’re writing a show as an actor.

  4. Michael Sam:

    I am very excited and proud to join the Montreal Alouettes and want to thank team Owner Robert Wetenhall, General Manager Jim Popp and Head Coach Tom Higgins for this opportunity, i cannot wait to put on the pads, get back on the field and work hard each and every day with my teammates to bring a Grey Cup to the great fans here in Montreal.

  5. John Higgins:

    There's been several cases described of people that have gone into cardiac arrest after consuming more than one energy beverage, and when they've done sort of further analysis on these individuals, they haven't been able to find anything abnormal other than the very high levels of caffeine and taurine in the toxicology, in one case, a young 28-year-old who drunk eight cans of an energy drink actually went into cardiac arrest, and they found John Higgins arteries of John Higgins heart were completely locked up. When they were able to open them up, all the testing revealed nothing wrong with this person other than he had high levels of caffeine and taurine.

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    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
    • A. abet
    • B. abrade
    • C. aberrate
    • D. descant

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