Brissette Family History

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Brissette Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Brès (see Brice).

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

Similar surnames: Bressette, Brissey, Bissette, Brossette, Brissett, Morrissette

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Brissette Family Origin

Where is the Brissette family from?

Brissette Family Occupations

What did your Brissette ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brissette occupation in the USA was Black Smith. 20% of Brissette's were Black Smiths. Black Smith, Drives Team and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brissette. A less common occupation for the Brissette family was Harness Maker.

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  • Black Smith

  • Drives Team

  • Farmer

  • Harness Maker


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Brissette ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Brissette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Brissette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brissette 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 Brissette. 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 Brissette. For the veterans among your Brissette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brissette Life Expectancy

What is the average Brissette lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Brissette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Brissette in 1950 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brissette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brissette ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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