Bigsby Family History

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Bigsby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. See Bixby.

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

Similar surnames: Bigby, Rigsby, Grigsby, Brisby, Bisby, Silsby, Bixby, Lisby, Bagsby

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Bigsby Family Origin

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Bigsby Family Occupations

What did your Bigsby ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, French Polisher, Hay Dealer and Bus Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bigsby. The most common Bigsby occupation in the UK was French Polisher. 13% of Bigsby's were French Polishers. A less common occupation for the Bigsby family was Carman.

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  • French Polisher

  • Hay Dealer

  • Bus Driver

  • Carman


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

Bigsby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bigsby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigsby 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 253 immigration records available for the last name Bigsby. 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 740 military records available for the last name Bigsby. For the veterans among your Bigsby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigsby Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigsby lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bigsby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bigsby in 1948 was 47, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bigsby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigsby 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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