First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Bigelow

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  1. A surname​.
  2. A town in Arkansas
  3. A ghost town in Kansas
  4. A city in Minnesota
  5. A village in Missouri

Bigelow was also found in the following language(s): Translingual

Notable Persons With the Name Bigelow

Bigelow Cooper was an actor. He was most prominent from 1904 to 1927. Bigelow was given the name Jackson Bigelow Cooper in 1867 in Springfield, Ohio. He passed away in 1953.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Bigelow

Kathryn Bigelow is a director, producer, and writer. She was most prominent from 1978 to present. Kathryn was given the name Kathryn Ann Bigelow on November 27th, 1951 in San Carlos, California, U.S.


Bam Bam Bigelow was a wrestler. Bam was born on September 1st, 1961 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. He passed away on January 19th, 2007.


Robert Bigelow is an entrepreneurship and entrepreneur. Robert was given the name Robert T. Bigelow in 1945.


John Bigelow was an important individual. John was born on November 25th, 1817 in Malden-on-Hudson, New York, U.S. He left this life on December 19th, 1911.


Frank Bigelow is an important human. Frank was born in Fresno, California.


Henry Jacob Bigelow was a famed individual. Henry was born on March 11th, 1818. He died on October 30th, 1890.


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Popularity of Bigelow as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bigelow U.S.
  White 86.76% 64.26%
  African American 7.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.79% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.45% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bigelow

People with the last name Bigelow are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Bigelow

  • How Popular is the name Bigelow? As a last name Bigelow was the 3,086th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Bigelow first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Bigelow is Monday, January 10th, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Bigelow? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Bigelow. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Bigelow: Your name in reverse order is Wolegib. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Gloibew. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bigelow? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,650 people with the last name Bigelow.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bigelow? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Bigelow as their last name.

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What does the name Bigelow mean?

Bis for bewitch, your charm is undeniable.

Iis for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

Gis for glamorous, you know what to do!

Eis for easy going, no ruffles here.

Lis for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Ois for observant, nothing gets by you!

Wis for work, for which you strive to accomplish

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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