Bigdon Family History

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Bigdon 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: Rigdon, Higdon, Bagdon, Bogdon, Bogdan, Ligon, Bilton, Pigeon, Biron

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Bigdon Family Origin

Where is the Bigdon family from?

Bigdon Family Occupations

What did your Bigdon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bigdon occupation in the USA was Hostler. 33% of Bigdon's were Hostlers. A less common occupation for the Bigdon family was Teamster. Hostler and Plumber were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bigdon.

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  • Hostler

    33%
  • Plumber

    33%
  • Teamster

    33%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Bigdon Historical Records

What Bigdon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 404 census records available for the last name Bigdon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigdon 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 31 immigration records available for the last name Bigdon. 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 33 military records available for the last name Bigdon. For the veterans among your Bigdon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigdon Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigdon lifespan?

Between 1976 and 1984, in the United States, Bigdon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Bigdon in 1976 was 81, and 95 in 1984.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bigdon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigdon 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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