Bisig Family History

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Bisig Name Meaning

Swiss German: possibly a variant of Biesike, Biesecke, from Sorbian pesk ‘sand’, hence a topographic name or a nickname for a farmer who worked sandy soil.

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


Similar surnames: Risi, Biss, Breig, Rising, Bise, Bisel, Billig, Gisi, Bierig, Bodi

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Bisig Family Origin

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Bisig Family Occupations

What did your Bisig ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bisig. 11% of Bisig men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Bisig women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bisig were Farmer and Belt Sizer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Apprentice Dresser Oping
    5%
  • Belt Sizer
    5%

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

Bisig Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bisig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bisig 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 292 immigration records available for the last name Bisig. 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 233 military records available for the last name Bisig. For the veterans among your Bisig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bisig Life Expectancy

What is the average Bisig lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Bisig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bisig in 1960 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bisig

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