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Bridgett Name Meaning

English and Irish: perhaps, as MacLysaght suggests, a shortened form of the Welsh patronymic ap Richard, assimilated to the name of one of the patron saints of Ireland. In England the name is found chiefly in the Midlands. It has been recorded in Ireland (chiefly Ulster) since the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Privett, Ridge, Brett, Bridge, Liggett, Bramlett, Midgett, Bridges

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Bridgett Family Origin

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Bridgett Family Occupations

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In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bridgett. The most common Bridgett occupation in the USA was Laborer. 39% of Bridgett's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bridgett family was Coachmaker.

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  • Laborer

    39%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Coachmaker

    4%

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Bridgett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bridgett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bridgett 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 Bridgett. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bridgett. For the veterans among your Bridgett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bridgett Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bridgett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Bridgett in 1948 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

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