Bigdow Family History

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Bigdow 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: Biglow, Rigdon, Bigelow, Bigos, Higdon, Bilow, Bredow, Lindow, Kildow

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Bigdow Family Origin

Where is the Bigdow family from?

Bigdow Family Occupations

What did your Bigdow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Counter Manager and Assintona were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bigdow. 25% of Bigdow men worked as a Counter Manager

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Counter Manager
  • Laborer
  • Selling Papers
  • Stationary Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assintona

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

Bigdow Historical Records

What Bigdow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 150 census records available for the last name Bigdow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigdow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Bigdow

Passenger List

There are 14 immigration records available for the last name Bigdow. 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 5 military records available for the last name Bigdow. For the veterans among your Bigdow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigdow Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigdow lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigdow 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bigdow

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