Bulger Family History

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Bulger Name Meaning

English: variant of Bolger.

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


Similar surnames: Belger, Burger, Bunger, Buller, Bolger, Bunker, Boulter, Culmer

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Bulger Family Origin

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Bulger Family Occupations

What did your Bulger ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bulger family was Tailor. Labourer, Dock Labourer and Paper Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bulger. The most common Bulger occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Bulger's were Labourers.

View Census data for Bulger | Data not to scale

  • Labourer

    9%
  • Dock Labourer

    5%
  • Paper Maker

    4%
  • Tailor

    4%

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

Bulger Historical Records

What Bulger family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bulger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bulger 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 Bulger

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bulger. 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 Bulger. For the veterans among your Bulger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bulger Life Expectancy

What is the average Bulger lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bulger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bulger in 1947 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bulger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bulger 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.

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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