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Sison Family History

Sison Name Meaning
Filipino: from Tagalog sison ‘fourth grandson’.Spanish (Sisón): derogatory nickname from sisón ‘cheat’, ‘petty swindler’.Spanish (Sisón): alternatively perhaps a nickname from the homonym sisón meaning ‘sandpiper’. This is also found as a Sephardic Jewish surname.

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

22,380 Historical Documents with Sison on Ancestry.com
14,290 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
791 Military Records
1,421 Immigration Records
3,298 Census and Voter Lists
2,580 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Sison Families

  • Number of Sison families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sison families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Sison last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sison Family Origin

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Sison Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Sison

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Sison Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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