Lisk Name Meaning

English and Scottish: unexplained. The name has been recorded in Glastonbury, Somerset, since 1705. Perhaps a variant of Czech Liška, (see Liska), Slovak Líška, or German Liske.

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


Similar surnames: Liske, Liska, Lis, Risk, Lisy, Lish, Look, Biss, Lisa, Lisak

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Lisk Family Origin

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Lisk Family Occupations

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  • Gen Lab

    17%
  • Labourer

    11%
  • Blast Furnace Charger (Iron)

    6%
  • Boot Fitter

    6%

In 1881, Gen Lab, Labourer and Blast Furnace Charger (Iron) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lisk. A less common occupation for the Lisk family was Boot Fitter. The most common Lisk occupation in the UK was Gen Lab. 17% of Lisk's were Gen Labs.

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Lisk Historical Records

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Lisk Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Lisk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Lisk in 1950 was 69, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lisk

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