Lisby Family History

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Lisby Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from a place named Lisby. English: unexplained. Possibly a habitational name; it may be a variant of Lusby or from a lost or unidentified place.

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

Similar surnames: Lusby, Wisby, Risby, Bisby, Silsby, Lasky, Cosby, Milby, Brisby

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Lisby Family Origin

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Lisby Family Occupations

What did your Lisby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lisby. 22% of Lisby men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Lisby women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lisby were Bus Driver and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Fireman
  • Bus Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Cook
  • Housekeeper
  • Secretary

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

Lisby Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lisby. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lisby 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 201 immigration records available for the last name Lisby. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 470 military records available for the last name Lisby. For the veterans among your Lisby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lisby Life Expectancy

What is the average Lisby lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Lisby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Lisby in 1964 was 86, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lisby

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lisby 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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