Sisson Family History

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Sisson Name Meaning

metronymic from the medieval female personal name Siss, Ciss, short for Sisley, Cecilie (see Sisley), or possibly from a pet form of Sisley (with the old French diminutive suffix -on). variant of Sessions.

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


Similar surnames: Sibson, Soisson, Bisson, Lipson, Masson, Husson, Ipson, Sasson

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Sisson Family Origin

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Sisson Family Occupations

What did your Sisson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Sisson. 3% of Sisson men worked as a General Labourer and 55% of Sisson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sisson were Colliery Hewer and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    3%
  • Builders Labourer
    2%
  • Farmer
    2%
  • Colliery Hewer
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    55%
  • Private Means
    3%
  • Domestic Servant
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%

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

Sisson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 75,000 census records available for the last name Sisson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sisson 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sisson. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Sisson. For the veterans among your Sisson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sisson Life Expectancy

What is the average Sisson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Sisson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sisson in 1940 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sisson

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