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Morisset Name Meaning

French: derivative of the personal name Morisse a variant of Maurice . Compare Morissette .

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


Similar surnames: Brissey, Morrissette, Morice, Missel, Morrissey, Jorissen, Moise

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Where is the Morisset family from?

You can see how Morisset families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morisset family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Morisset families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 7 Morisset families living in Missouri. This was about 70% of all the recorded Morisset's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Morisset families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Morisset surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Morisset ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Morisset. 100% of Morisset men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Morisset women worked as a Waitress. .

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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

  • Laborer
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    50%
  • Librarian
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Morisset. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morisset 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 358 immigration records available for the last name Morisset. 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 260 military records available for the last name Morisset. For the veterans among your Morisset ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morisset lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Morisset life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Morisset in 1965 was 83, and 55 in 2004.

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