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Bigg Name Meaning

English: presumably a descriptive nickname for a large, strong person, but compare Biggs. Scottish: variant of Begg.

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

Similar surnames: Biggs, Bugg, Biggie, Bise, Bice, Bigge, Pigg, Rigg, Bagg, Wigg

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Bigg Family Origin

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Bigg Family Occupations

What did your Bigg ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Carman and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bigg. A less common occupation for the Bigg family was Labourer. The most common Bigg occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Bigg's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carman

  • Farmer

  • Labourer


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

Bigg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Bigg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigg 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bigg. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bigg. For the veterans among your Bigg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigg Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigg lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bigg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bigg in 1962 was 67, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bigg

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigg 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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