Biscoe Family History

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Biscoe Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from Burscough in Lancashire, so named with Old English burh ‘fortified place’ + Old Scandinavian skógr ‘wood’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Briscoe, Roscoe, Bascom, Bosco, Blincoe, Bisson, Bishop, Bise, Visco

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Biscoe Family Origin

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Biscoe Family Occupations

What did your Biscoe ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Biscoe. 3% of Biscoe men worked as a General Labourer and 49% of Biscoe women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Biscoe were ( Houing Estate ) Porter and Gas Mark Maker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Gardener
    2%
  • ( Houing Estate ) Porter
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    49%
  • Private Means
    8%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Gas Mark Maker
    2%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Biscoe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Biscoe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biscoe census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 899 immigration records available for the last name Biscoe. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Biscoe. For the veterans among your Biscoe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Biscoe Life Expectancy

What is the average Biscoe lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Biscoe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Biscoe in 1950 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Biscoe

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