Bigby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire named Bigby, from an Old Norse personal name Bekki + Old Norse býr ‘settlement’, ‘farmstead’.

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


Similar surnames: Bilby, Bagby, Digby, Rigby, Bielby, Wisby, Filby, Busby, Wilby, Milby

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Bigby Family Origin

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Bigby Family Occupations

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  • School

    60%
  • Stone Cutter

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%

In 1881, School and Stone Cutter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bigby. The most common Bigby occupation in Canada was School. 60% of Bigby's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Bigby family was Tailor.

Source: Census data for Bigby | Data not to scale

Bigby Historical Records

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Bigby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Bigby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Bigby in 1948 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bigby

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