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Caison Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Caisson, a metonymic occupational name for a chest maker (see Caisse).

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


Similar surnames: Faison, Maison, Capron, Emison, Carson, Cason, Raison, Latson, Canon

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Caison Family Origin

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Caison Family Occupations

What did your Caison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Caison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Caison's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Caison family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caison.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Caison Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Caison Life Expectancy

What is the average Caison lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Caison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Caison in 1951 was 59, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caison 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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