Briggs Surname History
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Briggs Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Briggs is often very difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality a mystery. The original ethnicity of Briggs may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Briggs Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Briggs come may come from a craft, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these profession-based family names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is important to understand the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Briggs come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. In many cases these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".
Briggs Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Briggs were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Briggs. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Briggs family name are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Family names like Briggs change in how they're spelled as they travel across communities, family unions, and countries across time.
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Briggs Family Tree
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- Corona Hibbard Briggs 1849 - ?
- Madge (Shipman) Briggs 1883 - ?
- Ira Augustus Briggs 1885 - ?
- Derwin Alvin Briggs 1915 - ?
- Elberta Loraine Briggs 1911 - ?
- Milo Emmet Briggs 1917 - ?
- Marion Martha Briggs 1924 - ?
- Lula Lewis Briggs 1880 - ?
- Lula M. Lewis Briggs 1880 - ?
- Emma Lou Briggs-McAlpine 1892 - ?