Bigden Family History

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Bigden Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Birden, Bogden, Bowden, Bogdan, Boden, Burden, Bien, Linden, Bogen

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Bigden Family Origin

Where is the Bigden family from?

Bigden Family Occupations

What did your Bigden ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Confectioner tabacconist and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bigden. 75% of Bigden women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Confectioner tabacconist

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Printer Feeder
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bigden Historical Records

What Bigden family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bigden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigden 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 112 immigration records available for the last name Bigden. 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 257 military records available for the last name Bigden. For the veterans among your Bigden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigden Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigden lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bigden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bigden in 1964 was 71, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bigden

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigden 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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