Blissett Family History

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Blissett Name Meaning

English: nickname for a fortunate person, from Middle English (i)blescede, blissed ‘blessed’ (from Old English bletsian ‘to bless’). The word also appears to have been in use in the Middle Ages as a female personal name, and some cases of the surname may be derived from this.

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


Similar surnames: Baskett, Bliss, Bassett, Bessent, Bissell, Blewett, Blackett, Birkett

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Blissett Family Origin

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Blissett Family Occupations

What did your Blissett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Blissett family was Farm Labourer. The most common Blissett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Blissett's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Flour & Feed Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blissett.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Flour & Feed Store

    17%
  • Farm Labourer

    8%

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

Blissett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Blissett Life Expectancy

What is the average Blissett lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Blissett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Blissett in 1964 was 69, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Blissett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Blissett 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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