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Lison Surname Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from Lison in Calvados and Jura France. Welsh and English (Gloucestershire): variant of Leyshon . Slovak (Lisoň) and Polish (Lisoń): descriptive nickname for a bald man from a derivative of lisý ‘bald’ (see Lis ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ligon, Lion, Liston, Lipson, Limon, Ison, Linson, Lason, Lyson

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Where is the Lison family from?

You can see how Lison families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lison family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lison families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 38 Lison families living in Yorkshire. This was about 56% of all the recorded Lison's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Lison families in 1891.
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What did your Lison ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Lison. 100% of Lison men worked as a Bricklayer and 100% of Lison women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 621 immigration records available for the last name Lison. 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 Cards

There are 685 military records available for the last name Lison. For the veterans among your Lison ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lison lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lison life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Lison in 1961 was 39, and 66 in 2004.

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