Bise Name Meaning

French and Swiss (French part): metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Old French bise ‘large round loaf’. English and Scottish: perhaps a variant of Biss. Compare Beese, Bice, Buys, Buys.

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


Similar surnames: Biss, Bice, Vise, Bose, Bee, Baise, Wise, Rise, Buse, Lime

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Bise Family Origin

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Bise Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bise family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bise. The most common Bise occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Bise's were Farmers.

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Bise Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Bise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bise in 1949 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bise

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