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Bise Name Meaning

French and Swiss (French part): metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Old French bise ‘large round loaf’. English and Scottish: perhaps a variant of Biss. Compare Beese, Bice, Buys, Buys.

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


Similar surnames: Biss, Bice, Vise, Bose, Bee, Baise, Wise, Rise, Buse, Lime

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Bise Family Origin

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Bise Family Occupations

What did your Bise ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bise. A less common occupation for the Bise family was Carpenter. The most common Bise occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Bise's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bise ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bise Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bise census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bise. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bise. For the veterans among your Bise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bise Life Expectancy

What is the average Bise lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Bise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bise in 1949 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bise

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bise ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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