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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Bridge surname or get a copy of the Bridge family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"BRIDGE. Local, from residence near a bridge. John Bridge in Drum, 1658, and John Brig in Drum, 1691 (Dumfries). Andrew Bridge in Burns, 1771 (Kirkcudbright). Cf. BBICGS. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bridge Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Bridge Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Bridge family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 6076 people with the Bridge surname in the USA? Bridge is ranked number 155 for popularity in the USA.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bridge

Wikipedia Bewick Bridge (1767, Linton, Cambridgeshire ? 15 May 1833) was an English vicar and mathematical author.
Wikipedia Frank Bridge (26 February 1879 ? 10 January 1941) was an English composer.
Wikipedia Commodore Horatio Bridge (1806 ? March 1893) was a United States Naval officer who, as Chief of the Bureau of Provisions, served for many years as head of the Navy's supply organization.
Wikipedia Wayne Michael Bridge (born 5 August 1980) is an English football defender, who plays as a left back for Manchester City and the England national team.
Wikipedia Johnny Maestro and The Brooklyn Bridge (or simply The Brooklyn Bridge) is an American musical group, best known for their rendition of Jimmy Webb?s "The Worst That Could Happen" (1968).
Wikipedia Mark Bridge (born 7 November, 1985 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) is an Australian football (soccer) player.
Wikipedia Graeme Bridge (born September 4, 1980) was an English cricketer.
Wikipedia Ian Christopher Bridge (born 18 September 1959 in Victoria) is a former member of the Canada men's national soccer team and current head coach of the national women's Under-17 national team.
Wikipedia Andrew Bridge (born October 5, 1979 in Chesterfield, England) is a British professional basketball player, and currently plays for the Newcastle Eagles in the British Basketball League.
Wikipedia Chris Bridge is a rugby league player who plays for Warrington Wolves and has also represented Ireland and has also been called up the England squad.
Wikipedia Admiral Sir Cyprian Arthur George Bridge GCB (13 March 1839 ? 16 August 1924) was a British Royal Navy officer towards the end of the era of "Pax Britannica.
Wikipedia Lieutenant Commander John Bridge GC, GM & Bar (5 February 1915 - 14 December 2006) was a British bomb disposal expert of the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve during the Second World War, and recipient of the George Cross.

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