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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 Bulger surname or get a copy of the Bulger family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Bulger Genealogy

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Bulger 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 below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. 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 Bulger family tree.

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ukDid you know that there are currently 303 people with the Bulger surname in the UK? Bulger is now ranked number 3757 for popularity in the UK.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Bulger

Wikipedia William "Billy" Michael Bulger (born February 2, 1934) is a retired American politician from South Boston, Massachusetts who rose to become President of the Massachusetts State Senate and president of the University of Massachusetts.
Wikipedia The murder of James Bulger is a case concerning the abduction and murder of James Bulger, a child from Kirkby, England, in 1993.
Wikipedia James Joseph Bulger, Jr.
Wikipedia Lawrence 'Larry' Quinliven Bulger (5 July 1875 ? 17 March 1928) was an Irish rugby union player, athlete and doctor.