Bigland Family History

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Bigland Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Boland, Bland, Berland, Wieland, Billard, Teigland, Borland, Breland

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Bigland Family Origin

Where is the Bigland family from?

Bigland Family Occupations

What did your Bigland ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bigland family was Annuitant (Gentlewoman). Farmer, Shoemaker and ((Gentleman)) Landowner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bigland. The most common Bigland occupation in the UK was Farmer. 14% of Bigland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Shoemaker

  • ((Gentleman)) Landowner

  • Annuitant (Gentlewoman)


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

Bigland Historical Records

What Bigland family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bigland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigland census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Bigland

Passenger List

There are 615 immigration records available for the last name Bigland. 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 333 military records available for the last name Bigland. For the veterans among your Bigland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigland Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigland lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1992, in the United States, Bigland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Bigland in 1965 was 46, and 75 in 1992.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bigland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigland 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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