Pelissier Family History

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Pelissier Name Meaning

French (Pélissier): from Old French pellice ‘fur cloak’ (Late Latin pellicia from pellis ‘skin’, ‘fur’), hence an occupational name for a maker of fur garments or a nickname for someone who wore furs. The surname was taken to Britain by Huguenot refugees; Reaney and Wilson mention a Huguenot, Abel Pelessier, who settled in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Messier, Pelletier, Tessier, Lussier, Weisser, Bossier, Preiser

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Pelissier Family Origin

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Pelissier Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    60%
  • Culivateur

    20%
  • Rentier

    20%

In 1881, Cultivateur and Culivateur were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pelissier. A less common occupation for the Pelissier family was Rentier. The most common Pelissier occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 60% of Pelissier's were Cultivateurs.

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Pelissier Historical Records

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Pelissier Life Expectancy

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