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Bridges Name Meaning

English: variant of Bridge. The -s generally represents the genitive case, but may occasionally be a plural. In some cases this name denoted someone from the Flemish city of Bruges (Brugge), meaning ‘bridges’, which had extensive trading links with England in the Middle Ages.

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

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Bridges Family Origin

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Bridges Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Bridges occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Bridges's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bridges. A less common occupation for the Bridges family was Farming.

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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