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Bisson Name Meaning

possibly from a diminutive of Old French bisse ‘fine linen’ (see Bisset). (Normandy) topographic name for someone who lived in an area of scrub land or by a prominent clump of bushes, from Old French buisson ‘bush’, ‘scrub’ (a diminutive of bois ‘wood’).

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


Similar surnames: Buisson, Sisson, Bisso, Pinson, Masson, Bosson, Husson, Lipson, Bason

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Bisson Family Origin

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Bisson Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    16%
  • Journalier

    10%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • School

    3%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bisson. A less common occupation for the Bisson family was School. The most common Bisson occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 16% of Bisson's were Cultivateurs.

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Bisson Historical Records

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Bisson Life Expectancy

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