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 1881, the most common Lisk occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Lisk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lisk family was Servant. Farmer, Going To School and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lisk.

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  • Farmer

  • Going To School

  • Student

  • Servant


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

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 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 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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lisk 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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