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Origins of the Bridgeman surname

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About the Bridgemans

We have a total number of 13259 records for people with the last name Bridgeman.

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Where do most Bridgemans live?

In 1921, most Bridgemans lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Bridgemans

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We have 11,000 records for the Bridgeman surname. The oldest one dates back to 1558.

Who were Bridgemans most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Bridgeman first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Bridgemans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Bridgemans in 1921
General Servant Domestic






Domestic Servant


General Servant


Common Male occupations for Bridgemans in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer


Farm Labourer






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