Brisson Family History

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Brisson Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Brès (see Brice).

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


Similar surnames: Bresson, Brissey, Sisson, Bressan, Bisson, Buisson, Bryson, Bristow

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Brisson Family Origin

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Brisson Family Occupations

What did your Brisson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brisson. The most common Brisson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Brisson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Brisson family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%

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

Brisson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Brisson Life Expectancy

What is the average Brisson lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Brisson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Brisson in 1951 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brisson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brisson 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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