Bigshaw Family History

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Bigshaw 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: Bagshaw, Bashaw, Bigham, Bushaw, Hinshaw, Belshaw, Dishaw, Bishop

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Bigshaw Family Origin

Where is the Bigshaw family from?

Bigshaw Family Occupations

What did your Bigshaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bigshaw occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Bigshaw's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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

Bigshaw Historical Records

What Bigshaw family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14 census records available for the last name Bigshaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigshaw 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Bigshaw. 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 Bigshaw. For the veterans among your Bigshaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigshaw Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigshaw lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigshaw 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 Bigshaw

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