Nisbett Family History

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Nisbett Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Nesbitt.

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

Similar surnames: Nisbet, Nesbitt, Bissett, Nibert, Bisnett, Hibbett, Sibbett, Nist

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Nisbett Family Origin

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Nisbett Family Occupations

What did your Nisbett ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Painter decorator and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nisbett. 2% of Nisbett men worked as a Painter decorator and 56% of Nisbett women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nisbett were Architect and A R P Warden Whole Time

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Painter decorator
  • Printer Assistant
  • Schoolmaster
  • Architect

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Envelope Folder
  • A R P Warden Whole Time

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

Nisbett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Nisbett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nisbett 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 Nisbett. 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 Nisbett. For the veterans among your Nisbett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nisbett Life Expectancy

What is the average Nisbett lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Nisbett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Nisbett in 1961 was 55, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nisbett

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