Nisbett Family History

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Nisbett Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Nesbitt.

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


Similar surnames: Nisbet, Nesbitt, Bissett, Nibert, Bisnett, Hibbett, Sibbett, Nist

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Nisbett Family Origin

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Nisbett Family Occupations

What did your Nisbett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Nisbett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Nisbett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Nisbett family was Farming. Farmer, Carpenter and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nisbett.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Clergyman

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Nisbett Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Nisbett Life Expectancy

What is the average Nisbett lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Nisbett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Nisbett in 1961 was 55, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nisbett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nisbett 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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