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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

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  • Coal Miner

    16%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Grocer

    3%
  • Annuitant

    1%

In 1881, Coal Miner, Farmer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sisson. A less common occupation for the Sisson family was Annuitant. The most common Sisson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 16% of Sisson's were Coal Miners.

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Sisson Historical Records

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Sisson Life Expectancy

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