Bigalow Surname Origin
Bygglu, in the Welsh, signifies to hector, to bully. In the Cornish British, Bygel is a herdsman, a shepherd, and the name may have been applied to the commander of an army.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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