Biga Family History

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Biga Name Meaning

Polish: possibly from biga ‘two-wheeled cart’ and hence an occupational name for a carter.

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


Similar surnames: Bick, Buza, Bitar, Bird, Basa, Bies, Biss, Higa, Vida, Miga

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Biga Family Origin

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Biga Family Occupations

What did your Biga ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Biga. 52% of Biga men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Biga women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Biga were Carpenter and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    52%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Field Worker
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Presser
    14%
  • Sewer
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%

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

Biga Historical Records

What Biga family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 848 census records available for the last name Biga. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biga census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 411 immigration records available for the last name Biga. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 245 military records available for the last name Biga. For the veterans among your Biga ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biga Life Expectancy

What is the average Biga lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Biga life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Biga in 1959 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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