Last name: BISSELL

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BISSELL : This last name is indexed 40,303 times on Geneanet!

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BISSELL : 1: English: from Middle English buyscel busshell bysshell ‘bushel measure of grain’ (Old French boissel buissel of Gaulish origin) hence a metonymic occupational name for a grain merchant or factor one who measured grain. The name may also have been applied to a maker of vessels designed to hold or measure out a bushel.2: Americanized form of German Bissel of unexplained etymology. The surname Bissel is also found in France (Alsace).

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