Big Name Meaning

English: see Bigg.

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

Similar surnames: Bigg, Bing, Bigge, Lim, Bow, Bick, Wix, Ping, Bligh, Bird

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Big Family Origin

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Big Family Occupations

What did your Big ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Chop Wood and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Big. A less common occupation for the Big family was Farms. The most common Big occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Big's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Chop Wood

  • Farmer

  • Farms


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

Big Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Big. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Big 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 390 immigration records available for the last name Big. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 47,000 military records available for the last name Big. For the veterans among your Big ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Big Life Expectancy

What is the average Big lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Big life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Big in 1956 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Big 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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