Biglin Family History

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Biglin Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Biglands in Cumbria or Bigland in Lancashire, which are both named with Old Norse bygg ‘barley’ + land ‘land’.

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

Similar surnames: Biggins, Ballin, Billig, Bellin, Bogin, Billie, Siglin, Belin, Killin

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Biglin Family Origin

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Biglin Family Occupations

What did your Biglin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Biglin family was Bricklayer. Farmer, Annuitant and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biglin. The most common Biglin occupation in the UK was Farmer. 17% of Biglin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Bricklayer


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

Biglin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Biglin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biglin 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 773 immigration records available for the last name Biglin. 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 496 military records available for the last name Biglin. For the veterans among your Biglin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biglin Life Expectancy

What is the average Biglin lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Biglin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Biglin in 1953 was 43, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biglin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Biglin 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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