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Lisk Family History

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

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16,961 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,274 Military Records
1,115 Immigration Records
15,584 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Lisk Families

  • Number of Lisk families
     24 - 45
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lisk families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lisk families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Lisk Family Origin

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Lisk Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lisk

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Lisk Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lisk census records

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Lisk Civil War Service Records

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