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Bisso Name Meaning

Italian: metonymic occupational name for a weaver or dealer in linen, from bisso ‘linen’ (from Latin byssus). Possibly an altered spelling of French Bissot.

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


Similar surnames: Bisson, Biss, Bosso, Basso, Jasso, Bess, Buss, Bitto, Mosso, Busse

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Bisso Family Origin

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Bisso Family Occupations

What did your Bisso ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bisso occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Bisso's were Laborers. Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bisso. A less common occupation for the Bisso family was Huckster.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Blacksmith

    25%
  • Huckster

    25%

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

Bisso Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bisso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bisso 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 Bisso. 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 Bisso. For the veterans among your Bisso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bisso Life Expectancy

What is the average Bisso lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bisso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Bisso in 1955 was 33, and 100 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bisso

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bisso 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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