Tison Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French tison ‘firebrand’ (see Tyson 2). Possibly an altered spelling of German Theisen.

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


Similar surnames: Tyson, Eison, Teson, Faison, Teston, Rison, Pion, Raison, Lion

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Tison Family Origin

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Tison Family Occupations

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  • Dressmaker

    50%
  • Licensed Victualler

    50%

In 1881, the most common Tison occupation in the UK was Dressmaker. 50% of Tison's were Dressmakers. Dressmaker and Licensed Victualler were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tison.

Source: Census data for Tison | Data not to scale

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Tison Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Tison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Tison in 1948 was 53, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tison

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