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Bissette Name Meaning

Variant of French Bisset. The spelling reflects the French Canadian custom of pronouncing the final -t, which is silent in metropolitan French.

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


Similar surnames: Bessette, Binette, Bassette, Bissett, Niquette, Piette, Bisset

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Bissette Family Origin

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Bissette Family Occupations

What did your Bissette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Going To School and Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bissette. A less common occupation for the Bissette family was Chauffeur. The most common Bissette occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 33% of Bissette's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    33%
  • Going To School

    17%
  • Agent

    8%
  • Chauffeur

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bissette ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bissette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bissette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bissette 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 Bissette. 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 Bissette. For the veterans among your Bissette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bissette Life Expectancy

What is the average Bissette lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bissette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bissette in 1956 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bissette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bissette 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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