Bisset Family History

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Bisset Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Bissett. French: from a diminutive of Old French bisse ‘fine linen’, as a metonymic occupational name for weaver of or dealer in fine linen.

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


Similar surnames: Bisso, Bise, Bissett, Bisson, Biss, Bosse, Bissell, Busse, Bessent

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Bisset Family Origin

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Bisset Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Going To School

    16%
  • Clerk

    12%
  • Captain

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bisset family was Captain. Farmer, Going To School and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bisset. The most common Bisset occupation in Canada was Farmer. 16% of Bisset's were Farmers.

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Bisset Life Expectancy

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