Bissonnette Family History

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Bissonnette Name Meaning

North American spelling of French Bissonet, a topographic name from a diminutive of Old French buisson ‘bush’, ‘scrub’ (see Bisson).

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


Similar surnames: Bassette, Monette, Bisset, Bissonette, Violette, Bissette, Bonnet

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Bissonnette Family Origin

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Bissonnette Family Occupations

What did your Bissonnette ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bissonnette. The most common Bissonnette occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 25% of Bissonnette's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Bissonnette family was School.

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  • Cultivateur

    25%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Journalier

    5%
  • School

    5%

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

Bissonnette Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Bissonnette Life Expectancy

What is the average Bissonnette lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bissonnette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bissonnette in 1954 was 47, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bissonnette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bissonnette 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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