Sisson Family History

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Sisson Name Meaning

metronymic from the medieval female personal name Siss, Ciss, short for Sisley, Cecilie (see Sisley), or possibly from a pet form of Sisley (with the old French diminutive suffix -on). variant of Sessions.

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

Similar surnames: Sibson, Soisson, Bisson, Lipson, Masson, Husson, Ipson, Sasson

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Sisson Family Origin

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Sisson Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Sisson family was Farming. The most common Sisson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Sisson's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sisson.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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Sisson Historical Records

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Sisson Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Sisson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sisson in 1940 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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