Bigslow Family History

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Bigslow 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: Bigelow, Biglow, Winslow, Kinslow, Bilow, Billow, Breslow, Bishop

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Bigslow Family Origin

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Bigslow Family Occupations

What did your Bigslow ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Carpenter and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bigslow. 25% of Bigslow men worked as a Carpenter and 50% of Bigslow women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bigslow were Plumber and Credit Manager

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Carpenter
  • Cement Finisher
  • Electrician
  • Plumber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Credit Manager

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

Bigslow Historical Records

What Bigslow family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 116 census records available for the last name Bigslow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigslow 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 Bigslow

Passenger List

There are 27 immigration records available for the last name Bigslow. 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 33 military records available for the last name Bigslow. For the veterans among your Bigslow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigslow Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigslow lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigslow 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 Bigslow

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