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Bridgett Name Meaning

English and Irish: perhaps, as MacLysaght suggests, a shortened form of the Welsh patronymic ap Richard, assimilated to the name of one of the patron saints of Ireland. In England the name is found chiefly in the Midlands. It has been recorded in Ireland (chiefly Ulster) since the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Privett, Ridge, Brett, Bridge, Liggett, Bramlett, Midgett, Bridges

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Bridgett Family Origin

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Bridgett Family Occupations

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  • Stone Mason

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Farmer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Bridgett occupation in the UK was Stone Mason. 8% of Bridgett's were Stone Masons. A less common occupation for the Bridgett family was Farmer. Stone Mason, Carpenter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bridgett.

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