Brigman Family History

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Brigman Name Meaning

English: variant of Bridge. Americanized form of German Brüggemann (see Brueggeman).

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


Similar surnames: Bridgeman, Bringman, Bigman, Bridgman, Bregman, Sigman, Crisman

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Brigman Family Origin

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Brigman Family Occupations

What did your Brigman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Brigman family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brigman. The most common Brigman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Brigman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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

Brigman Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brigman Life Expectancy

What is the average Brigman lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Brigman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Brigman in 1952 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brigman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brigman 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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