Bissinger Family History

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Bissinger Name Meaning

Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of five places called Bissingen in Swabia.

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

Similar surnames: Biesinger, Bessinger, Wissinger, Dissinger, Kissinger, Wiesinger

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Bissinger Family Origin

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Bissinger Family Occupations

What did your Bissinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bissinger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Bissinger's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bissinger family was Carpet Weaver. Farmer, Keeping House and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bissinger.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Tailor

  • Carpet Weaver


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Bissinger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bissinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bissinger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bissinger. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bissinger. For the veterans among your Bissinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bissinger Life Expectancy

What is the average Bissinger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bissinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bissinger in 1962 was 74, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bissinger

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