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Biggar Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in east Lanarkshire, probably named with Old Norse bygg ‘barley’ + geiri ‘triangular plot of land’.

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


Similar surnames: Bigger, Bigham, Bitar, Bingham, Vigna, Biggart, Bogar, Binegar

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Biggar Family Origin

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Biggar Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Gentleman

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Law Student

    3%

In 1881, the most common Biggar occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Biggar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Biggar family was Law Student. Farmer, Gentleman and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biggar.

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Biggar Historical Records

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Biggar Life Expectancy

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