Christison Family History

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Christison Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Christie.

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


Similar surnames: Christerson, Christie, Christou, Christeson, Christian, Christakos

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Christison Family Origin

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Christison Family Occupations

What did your Christison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Christison occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Christison's were Farmers. Farmer, Going To School and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Christison. A less common occupation for the Christison family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Going To School

    29%
  • Engineer

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%

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

Christison Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Christison Life Expectancy

What is the average Christison lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Christison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Christison in 1947 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Christison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Christison 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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