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Morrissette Family History

Morrissette Name Meaning

Variant of Morissette a surname of French origin.

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


Similar surnames: Morissette, Morisset, Morrisette, Bressette, Massett, Milette

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Where is the Morrissette family from?

You can see how Morrissette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morrissette family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Morrissette families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 49 Morrissette families living in Alabama. This was about 82% of all the recorded Morrissette's in USA. Alabama had the highest population of Morrissette families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Morrissette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Morrissette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Weaver were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Morrissette. 20% of Morrissette men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Morrissette women worked as a Weaver. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morrissette were Truck Driver and 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
    20%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Weaver
    7%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Waitress
    6%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Morrissette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morrissette 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 838 immigration records available for the last name Morrissette. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Morrissette. For the veterans among your Morrissette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morrissette lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Morrissette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Morrissette in 1954 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

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