Bisig Name Meaning

Swiss German: possibly a variant of Biesike, Biesecke, from Sorbian pesk ‘sand’, hence a topographic name or a nickname for a farmer who worked sandy soil.

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

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Bisig Family Origin

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Bisig Family Occupations

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  • Buggy Body Maker

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Taylor

    25%

In 1880, the most common Bisig occupation in the USA was Buggy Body Maker. 25% of Bisig's were Buggy Body Makers. A less common occupation for the Bisig family was Taylor. Buggy Body Maker, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bisig.

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Bisig Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Bisig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bisig in 1960 was 52, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bisig

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