Lison Family History

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Lison Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lison in Calvados, France. Perhaps also Czech or Slovak, a derivative of lis ‘fox’ (see Lis).

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

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

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Lison Family Origin

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Lison Family Occupations

What did your Lison ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lison family was Joiner. The most common Lison occupation in the UK was Labourer. 25% of Lison's were Labourers. Labourer, Machinist Engine and Bricklayers Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lison.

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  • Labourer

  • Machinist Engine

  • Bricklayers Labourer

  • Joiner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lison ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lison Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lison. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lison 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 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 Card

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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Lison Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lison

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lison 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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