Biggar Family History

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Biggar Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in east Lanarkshire, probably named with Old Norse bygg ‘barley’ + geiri ‘triangular plot of land’.

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


Similar surnames: Bigger, Bigham, Bitar, Bingham, Vigna, Biggart, Bogar, Binegar

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Biggar Family Origin

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Biggar Family Occupations

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  • Engine Fitter

    5%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Joiner

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Biggar occupation in the UK was Engine Fitter. 5% of Biggar's were Engine Fitters. Engine Fitter, Annuitant and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biggar. A less common occupation for the Biggar family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Biggar Historical Records

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Biggar Life Expectancy

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