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Cisson Surname Meaning

Probably a variant of Sisson .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Carson, Sisson, Cosson, Sissom, Caison, Dixson, Nisson, Hissong

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Where is the Cisson family from?

You can see how Cisson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cisson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Cisson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Cisson families living in Ontario. This was about 37% of all the recorded Cisson's in Canada. Ontario and 1 other province had the highest population of Cisson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cisson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cisson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cisson. 50% of Cisson men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Cisson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cisson were Farmer and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Card Room
    34%
  • Housekeeper
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Cisson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cisson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 155 immigration records available for the last name Cisson. 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 Cards

There are 247 military records available for the last name Cisson. For the veterans among your Cisson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cisson lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Cisson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Cisson in 1961 was 52, and 64 in 2004.

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