Bigger Family History

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Bigger Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Biggar. English: occupational name for a builder, from Middle English bigger ‘(house) builder’, an agent derivative of bigge(n) ‘to build’ (from Old Norse byggja).

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

Similar surnames: Bolger, Biggers, Biggar, Bieger, Bigge, Bagge, Siggers, Bitler

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Bigger Family Origin

Where is the Bigger family from?

Bigger Family Occupations

What did your Bigger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bigger occupation in the UK was Agent Provisions. 5% of Bigger's were Agent Provisionss. A less common occupation for the Bigger family was Coal Carter. Agent Provisions, Agricultural Labourer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bigger.

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  • Agent Provisions

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Clerk

  • Coal Carter


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

Bigger Historical Records

What Bigger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Bigger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigger 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 Bigger. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Bigger. For the veterans among your Bigger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigger Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigger lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bigger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bigger in 1954 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bigger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigger 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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