Bigleby Family History

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Bigleby 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: Bigley, Bagley, Begley, Bingley, Wigley, Bielby, Bigby, Bilby, Bigler

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Bigleby Family Origin

Where is the Bigleby family from?

Bigleby Family Occupations

What did your Bigleby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bigleby occupation in the USA was Fireman. 100% of Bigleby's were Firemans.

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  • Fireman


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

Bigleby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6 census records available for the last name Bigleby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigleby 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bigleby. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bigleby. For the veterans among your Bigleby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigleby Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigleby lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigleby 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bigleby

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