Biglen Family History

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Biglen 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: Bigler, Biglin, Bielen, Billen, Bigley, Billet, Bien, Bieler, Biller

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Biglen Family Origin

Where is the Biglen family from?

Biglen Family Occupations

What did your Biglen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Hoop Iron Roller and Labourer In Iron Works were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Biglen. The most common Biglen occupation in the UK was Hoop Iron Roller. 50% of Biglen's were Hoop Iron Rollers.

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  • Hoop Iron Roller

  • Labourer In Iron Works


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

Biglen Historical Records

What Biglen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 280 census records available for the last name Biglen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biglen 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 52 immigration records available for the last name Biglen. 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 53 military records available for the last name Biglen. For the veterans among your Biglen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biglen Life Expectancy

What is the average Biglen lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Biglen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Biglen in 1966 was 71, and 92 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biglen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Biglen 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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