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Sison Name Meaning

Filipino: from Tagalog sison ‘fourth grandson’. Spanish (Sisón): derogatory nickname from sisón ‘cheat’, ‘petty swindler’. Spanish (Sisón): alternatively perhaps a nickname from the homonym sisón meaning ‘sandpiper’. This is also found as a Sephardic Jewish surname.

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

Similar surnames: Simon, Emison, Miron, Sasson, Simeon, Rison, Picon, Lison, Pinson

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Sison Family Origin

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Sison Family Occupations

What did your Sison ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sison. The most common Sison occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Sison's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sison family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Sison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sison 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sison. 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 815 military records available for the last name Sison. For the veterans among your Sison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sison Life Expectancy

What is the average Sison lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Sison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Sison in 1944 was 40, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sison 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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