Biggins Family History

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Biggins Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places in England named with northern Middle English bigging ‘building’ (from Old Norse). This word came to denote especially an outbuilding, and is still used in and around Northumberland and Cumbria.

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


Similar surnames: Higgins, Biglin, Biggs, Riggins, Siggins, Miggins, Wiggins, Bigger

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Biggins Family Origin

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Biggins Family Occupations

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  • File Cutter

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Tailor

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Biggins family was Blacksmith. File Cutter, Labourer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biggins. The most common Biggins occupation in the UK was File Cutter. 4% of Biggins's were File Cutters.

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Biggins Historical Records

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Biggins Life Expectancy

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