Biglands Family History

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Biglands 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, Biggins, Borland

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Biglands Family Origin

Where is the Biglands family from?

Biglands Family Occupations

What did your Biglands ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Biglands occupation in the UK was Farmer. 29% of Biglands's were Farmers. Farmer, Brass Finisher and Compositor Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biglands. A less common occupation for the Biglands family was Engine Fitter At Works.

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  • Farmer

  • Brass Finisher

  • Compositor Printer

  • Engine Fitter At Works


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

Biglands Historical Records

What Biglands family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 740 census records available for the last name Biglands. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biglands 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 143 immigration records available for the last name Biglands. 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 46 military records available for the last name Biglands. For the veterans among your Biglands ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biglands Life Expectancy

What is the average Biglands lifespan?

Between 1976 and 1994, in the United States, Biglands life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Biglands in 1976 was 60, and 90 in 1994.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biglands

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Biglands 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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