Bridgwater Family History

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Bridgwater Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bridgewater.

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


Similar surnames: Bridgewater, Ridgway, Bridgman, Bridger, Leadbeater, Brister

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Bridgwater Family Origin

Where is the Bridgwater family from?

Bridgwater Family Occupations

What did your Bridgwater ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bridgwater family was Harness Maker. The most common Bridgwater occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 33% of Bridgwater's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Commission Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bridgwater.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Commission Agent

    33%
  • Harness Maker

    33%

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

Bridgwater Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bridgwater Life Expectancy

What is the average Bridgwater lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Bridgwater life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bridgwater in 1965 was 58, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bridgwater

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bridgwater 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.

Famous Bridgwater Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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