Bigman Family History

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Bigman Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps an Americanized form of Dutch Beekman.

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

Similar surnames: Pigman, Bingman, Brigman, Aikman, Bozman, Niman, Birman, Hegman

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Bigman Family Origin

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Bigman Family Occupations

What did your Bigman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, House Keeper and Milk Pedler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bigman. The most common Bigman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Bigman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bigman family was Terryman Of Ten.

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  • Farmer

  • House Keeper

  • Milk Pedler

  • Terryman Of Ten


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

Bigman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bigman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bigman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bigman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bigman. For the veterans among your Bigman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bigman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bigman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bigman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bigman in 1951 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bigman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bigman 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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