Buisson Family History

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Buisson Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near clump of bushes, buisson (a derivative of bois ‘wood’, ‘copse’), or in an area characterized by such vegetation.

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

Similar surnames: Bisson, Dubuisson, Poisson, Soisson, Sisson, Musson, Bosso, Biss

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Buisson Family Origin

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Buisson Family Occupations

What did your Buisson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cotton Classer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buisson. A less common occupation for the Buisson family was Book Keeper. The most common Buisson occupation in the USA was Cotton Classer. 14% of Buisson's were Cotton Classers.

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  • Cotton Classer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Book Keeper


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

Buisson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Buisson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buisson 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Buisson. 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 697 military records available for the last name Buisson. For the veterans among your Buisson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buisson Life Expectancy

What is the average Buisson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Buisson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Buisson in 1962 was 69, and 83 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buisson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buisson 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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