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Bridges Name Meaning

English: variant of Bridge. The -s generally represents the genitive case, but may occasionally be a plural. In some cases this name denoted someone from the Flemish city of Bruges (Brugge), meaning ‘bridges’, which had extensive trading links with England in the Middle Ages.

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


Similar surnames: Bridge, Brydges, Bridger, Brines, Ridge, Fridge, Bridgers, Bridgett

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Bridges Family Origin

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Bridges Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Farmer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bridges family was Farmer. The most common Bridges occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Bridges's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bridges.

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