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Bissett Family History

Bissett Name Meaning
English and Scottish: from a diminutive of Biss.French: variant of Bisset.

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

143,207 Historical Documents with Bissett on Ancestry.com
30,296 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,607 Military Records
11,228 Immigration Records
28,930 Census and Voter Lists
68,146 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Bissett Families

  • Number of Bissett families
     23 - 43
     8 - 22
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Bissett families
     44 - 85
     15 - 43
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Bissett families
     50 - 98
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Bissett Family Origin

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Bissett Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Bissett families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Bissett

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Bissett Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Bissett census records

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Bissett Civil War Service Records

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