Bridgman Family History

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Bridgman Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bridgeman.

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


Similar surnames: Bridgmon, Brigman, Bridgeman, Brian, Bringman, Brickman, Brookman

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Bridgman Family Origin

Where is the Bridgman family from?

Bridgman Family Occupations

What did your Bridgman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bridgman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Bridgman's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bridgman. A less common occupation for the Bridgman family was Pump Maker.

View Census data for Bridgman | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    38%
  • School

    21%
  • Going To School

    13%
  • Pump Maker

    8%

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

Bridgman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bridgman Life Expectancy

What is the average Bridgman lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Bridgman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Bridgman in 1940 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bridgman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bridgman 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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