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Pelissier Name Meaning

French (Pélissier): from Old French pellice ‘fur cloak’ (Late Latin pellicia from pellis ‘skin’, ‘fur’), hence an occupational name for a maker of fur garments or a nickname for someone who wore furs. The surname was taken to Britain by Huguenot refugees; Reaney and Wilson mention a Huguenot, Abel Pelessier, who settled in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Messier, Pelletier, Tessier, Lussier, Weisser, Bossier, Preiser

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Pelissier Family Origin

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Pelissier Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Pelissier occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Pelissier's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    100%

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Pelissier Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pelissier Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Pelissier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Pelissier in 1950 was 43, and 85 in 2004.

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