Bigsam Family History

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Bigsam 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: Bigham, Balsam, Bingham, Dignam, Higham, Nigam, Brigham, Busam

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Bigsam Family Origin

Where is the Bigsam family from?

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Bigsam Family Occupations

What did your Bigsam ancestors do for a living?

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

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Bigsam Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 86 census records available for the last name Bigsam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigsam 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 Bigsam. 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 military records available for the last name Bigsam. For the veterans among your Bigsam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigsam Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigsam lifespan?

Average Bigsam life expectancy in 1964 was 49 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 71.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigsam 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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