Bigalke Family History

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Bigalke Name Meaning

German: variant of Polish Biegalka, a nickname from biegac ‘to run’.

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

Similar surnames: Galle, Balke, Bielke, Backe, Gacke, Bialk, Wilke, Riggle, Dalke, Balk

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Bigalke Family Origin

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Bigalke Family Occupations

What did your Bigalke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bigalke family was Night Watch. The most common Bigalke occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Bigalke's were Laborers. Laborer, Glass Cutter and Grocery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bigalke.

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  • Laborer

  • Glass Cutter

  • Grocery

  • Night Watch


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bigalke ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bigalke Historical Records

What Bigalke family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 706 census records available for the last name Bigalke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigalke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 322 immigration records available for the last name Bigalke. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 316 military records available for the last name Bigalke. For the veterans among your Bigalke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigalke Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigalke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bigalke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Bigalke in 1962 was 73, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bigalke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigalke ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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