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Tison Family History

Tison Name Meaning
French: nickname from Old French tison ‘firebrand’ (see Tyson 2).Possibly an altered spelling of German Theisen.

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

71,850 Historical Documents with Tison on Ancestry.com
14,295 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,208 Military Records
729 Immigration Records
11,098 Census and Voter Lists
43,520 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Tison Families

  • Number of Tison families
     55 - 107
     19 - 54
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Tison families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Tison last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Tison census records

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Tison Family Origin

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Tison Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Tison

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Tison Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Tison census records

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Tison Civil War Service Records

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