Bissen Family History

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Bissen Name Meaning

German: habitational name from either of the places so named, one near Oldenburg, another in Rhineland. Danish: altered form of the German surname Bisping.

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


Similar surnames: Bossen, Jessen, Nissen, Hessen, Nessen, Bingen, Rossen, Wissel, Bisel

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Bissen Family Origin

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Bissen Family Occupations

What did your Bissen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bissen occupation in Canada was Merchant. 100% of Bissen's were Merchants.

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  • Merchant

    100%

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Bissen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bissen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bissen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bissen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Bissen. For the veterans among your Bissen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bissen Life Expectancy

What is the average Bissen lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bissen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Bissen in 1947 was 39, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bissen 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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