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Liston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Essex, so named from the Old English personal name Lissa (probably a pet form of Leofsige; see Livesay 2) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Scottish: habitational name from places in West Lothian and Midlothian, which probably have the same origin as in 1. This surname is also found in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Linton, Litton, Leston, Lipton, Hilton, Lifton, Luxton, Winton

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Liston Family Origin

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Liston Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    25%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Fishwife

    3%

In 1881, the most common Liston occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 25% of Liston's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Annuitant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liston. A less common occupation for the Liston family was Fishwife.

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