Biggs Name Meaning

English: nickname for a large or stout person, Middle English bigge + unexplained -s. English: records of names such as William de Bigges (Cambridgeshire 1327) and Laurentia atte Bigge (Somerset 1327) suggest that it must also have a topographic or habitational origin, but the etymology is obscure. Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Beggs.

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


Similar surnames: Bigg, Boggs, Biss, Riggs, Beggs, Bagge, Biggie, Bires, Bugg, Diggs

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Biggs Family Origin

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Biggs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Going To School

    10%
  • Cultivateur

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1881, the most common Biggs occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Biggs's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Biggs. A less common occupation for the Biggs family was Laborer.

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Biggs Historical Records

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Biggs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Biggs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Biggs in 1942 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biggs

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