Briggeman Family History

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Briggeman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone living by a bridge.

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

Similar surnames: Bridgeman, Brugman, Riggleman, Brinkman, Brueggemann, Bregman

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Briggeman Family Origin

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Briggeman Family Occupations

What did your Briggeman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Briggeman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Briggeman's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Briggeman. A less common occupation for the Briggeman family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter

  • Cigar Maker


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

Briggeman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Briggeman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Briggeman 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 145 immigration records available for the last name Briggeman. 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 202 military records available for the last name Briggeman. For the veterans among your Briggeman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Briggeman Life Expectancy

What is the average Briggeman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Briggeman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Briggeman in 1963 was 72, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Briggeman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Briggeman 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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