Bigsley Family History

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Bigsley 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: Bigley, Nissley, Insley, Bagley, Begley, Bickley, Sisley, Kinsley

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Bigsley Family Origin

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Bigsley Family Occupations

What did your Bigsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, House Painter and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bigsley. 50% of Bigsley men worked as a House Painter

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • House Painter
  • Loader

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bigsley Historical Records

What Bigsley family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 188 census records available for the last name Bigsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigsley census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Bigsley

Passenger List

There are 16 immigration records available for the last name Bigsley. 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 11 military records available for the last name Bigsley. For the veterans among your Bigsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigsley lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigsley 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 Bigsley

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