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Kissam Family History

Kissam Name Meaning
Probably an altered form of Irish Kissane.

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

18,566 Historical Documents with Kissam on Ancestry.com
2,640 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
456 Military Records
577 Immigration Records
3,491 Census and Voter Lists
11,402 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Kissam Families

  • Number of Kissam families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kissam last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kissam last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kissam census records

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Kissam Family Origin

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Kissam Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Kissam 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 Kissam

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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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Kissam Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kissam census records

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Kissam Civil War Service Records

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