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Origins of the Misson surname

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About the Missons

We have a total number of 1990 records for people with the last name Misson.

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Where do most Missons live?

In 1921, most Missons lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Missons

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 1,740 records for the Misson surname. The oldest one dates back to 1701.

Who were Missons most likely to marry?

Carsons

&

Critchlows

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Missons.

What are the most common Misson first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Misson family members

Common jobs for Missons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Missons in 1921
Dressmaker

9

General Servant

7

General Servant Domestic

7

Laundress

7

Domestic Servant

5

Common Male occupations for Missons in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

10

Farm Labourer

10

General Labourer

10

Bricklayer

9

Waterman

7

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