Bigham Family History

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Bigham Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place called Bigholm(e); there are lands so called in Dumfriesshire and Ayrshire.

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


Similar surnames: Higham, Bingham, Ingham, Barham, Witham, Brigham, Biggar, Benham

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Bigham Family Origin

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Bigham Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Barrister In Practice

    3%
  • Bill Paster

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1881, the most common Bigham occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 3% of Bigham's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Barrister In Practice and Bill Paster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bigham. A less common occupation for the Bigham family was Blacksmith.

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Bigham Historical Records

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Bigham Life Expectancy

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