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Cissna Family History

Cissna Name Meaning

Altered form of Cessna a surname of French origin. Compare Cisney .

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


Similar surnames: Cessna, Sisson, Caison, Chesna, Cina, Cissel, Cisson, Cisse, Sissom

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Where is the Cissna family from?

You can see how Cissna families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cissna family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Cissna families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Cissna families living in Ohio. This was about 56% of all the recorded Cissna's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Cissna families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cissna surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cissna ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Cissna. 41% of Cissna men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Cissna women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cissna were Machinist and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    41%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Machinist
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Maid
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cissna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cissna census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 118 immigration records available for the last name Cissna. 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 Cards

There are 502 military records available for the last name Cissna. For the veterans among your Cissna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cissna lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Cissna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Cissna in 1948 was 62, and 79 in 2004.

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