Lissner Family History

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Lissner Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places called Lissa in Saxony, Lausitz, and Silesia.

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


Similar surnames: Lessner, Linner, Lesner, Rossner, Leisner, Lesser, Lindner, Wisner

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Lissner Family Origin

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Lissner Family Occupations

What did your Lissner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lissner. 15% of Lissner men worked as a Clerk and 43% of Lissner women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lissner were Knitter and Helps

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    15%
  • Buyer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Knitter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    43%
  • Teacher
    29%
  • Helps
    29%

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

Lissner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lissner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lissner 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 Lissner. 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 792 military records available for the last name Lissner. For the veterans among your Lissner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lissner Life Expectancy

What is the average Lissner lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Lissner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lissner in 1964 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lissner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lissner 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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