Lisk Family History

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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

What did your Lisk ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Air Ministry Wash Bldgs Dep Maintenence Electrician and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lisk. 2% of Lisk men worked as an Air Ministry Wash Bldgs Dep Maintenence Electrician and 54% of Lisk women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lisk were Boot shoe Factory Heel Attacher and Boot shoe Factory Passer Of Shoes

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Air Ministry Wash Bldgs Dep Maintenence Electrician
  • Board Mill Deyerman
  • Boot shoe Factory Clicker retired
  • Boot shoe Factory Heel Attacher

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid House Duties
  • Bank Notes Examiner Printing
  • Boot shoe Factory Passer Of Shoes

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

Lisk Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Lisk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lisk 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lisk. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lisk. For the veterans among your Lisk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lisk Life Expectancy

What is the average Lisk lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lisk

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