Pessin Family History

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Pessin Name Meaning

French: possibly a diminutive of Pesse, which may be a nickname either from Old French pesse ‘sorrow’, or passe, paisse ‘sparrow’.

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

Similar surnames: Posson, Tassin, Persin, Tessin, Perrin, Person, Tesson, Russin

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Pessin Family Origin

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Pessin Family Occupations

What did your Pessin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pessin. 5% of Pessin men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Pessin women worked as a Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pessin were Contractor and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Contractor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cashier
  • Salesgirl
  • Saleslady
  • Stenographer

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

Pessin Historical Records

What Pessin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pessin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pessin 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 564 immigration records available for the last name Pessin. 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 198 military records available for the last name Pessin. For the veterans among your Pessin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pessin Life Expectancy

What is the average Pessin lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Pessin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pessin in 1961 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pessin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pessin 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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