Lisbon Family History

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Lisbon Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic): Anglecized form of ‘Lisbon’, (Portuguese Lisboa), the capital city of Portugal. The name is first recorded in the Latin form Olisipo and is of uncertain, possibly Carthaginian, origin.

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

Similar surnames: Liston, Lison, Lipson, Sisson, Lipton, Lino, Ligon, Sison, Lisby

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Lisbon Family Origin

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Lisbon Family Occupations

What did your Lisbon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dock Labourer (heavy Wor and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lisbon. 25% of Lisbon men worked as a Dock Labourer (heavy Wor and 34% of Lisbon women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lisbon were Traveller Retired and Unpaid Domestic Du

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dock Labourer (heavy Wor
  • General Labourer
  • Shopkeeper Tailor
  • Traveller Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housewife
  • Saleswoman Retired
  • Unpaid Domestic Du

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lisbon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lisbon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lisbon 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 436 immigration records available for the last name Lisbon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Lisbon. For the veterans among your Lisbon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lisbon Life Expectancy

What is the average Lisbon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lisbon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lisbon in 1963 was 70, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lisbon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lisbon 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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