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Soisson Name Meaning

French: from a variant of Old French soçon sosson ‘companion partner workmate’ (from Latin socius) hence a nickname for a laborer perhaps one who usually worked alongside a horse or ox.

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


Similar surnames: Sisson, Poisson, Posson, Pousson, Bisson, Samson, Sison, Bosson

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Where is the Soisson family from?

You can see how Soisson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Soisson family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Soisson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Soisson families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Soisson's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Soisson families in 1880.
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What did your Soisson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Book Binder were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Soisson. 29% of Soisson men worked as a Clerk and 50% of Soisson women worked as a Book Binder. Some less common occupations for Americans named Soisson were Laborer and Teacher. .

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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

  • Clerk
    29%
  • Salesman
    22%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Book Binder
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Soisson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Soisson 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 116 immigration records available for the last name Soisson. 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 369 military records available for the last name Soisson. For the veterans among your Soisson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Soisson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Soisson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Soisson in 1944 was 26, and 84 in 2004.

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