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Sisson Family History

Sisson Name Meaning
metronymic from the medieval female personal name Siss, Ciss, short for Sisley, Cecilie (see Sisley), or possibly from a pet form of Sisley (with the old French diminutive suffix -on).variant of Sessions.

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

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89,053 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
13,102 Military Records
4,145 Immigration Records
72,455 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Sisson Families

  • Number of Sisson families
     128 - 254
     43 - 127
     1 - 42
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Sisson families
     77 - 151
     26 - 76
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Sisson families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Sisson Family Origin

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Sisson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Sisson

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Sisson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sisson census records

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Sisson Civil War Service Records

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