Hissong Family History

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Hissong Name Meaning

Probably of German origin, a variant of Hessong, a patronymic derivative of Hess 3.

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

Similar surnames: Hessong, Hassing, Hessing, Simson, Hasson, Cisson, Musson, Pistone

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Hissong Family Origin

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Hissong Family Occupations

What did your Hissong ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hissong occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Hissong's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hissong family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hissong.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Hissong Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hissong. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hissong 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 101 immigration records available for the last name Hissong. 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 747 military records available for the last name Hissong. For the veterans among your Hissong ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hissong Life Expectancy

What is the average Hissong lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hissong life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Hissong in 1955 was 54, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hissong

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hissong 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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