Brigham Family History

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Brigham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in East Yorkshire and Cumbria named Brigham, from Old English brycg ‘bridge’ + ham ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’.

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


Similar surnames: Bridgham, Braham, Bradham, Branham, Brougham, Burcham, Isham, Higham

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Brigham Family Origin

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Brigham Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • School

    11%
  • At School

    8%
  • Black Smith

    5%

In 1881, the most common Brigham occupation in Canada was Farmer. 39% of Brigham's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brigham family was Black Smith. Farmer, School and At School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brigham.

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Brigham Historical Records

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Brigham Life Expectancy

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