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Liss Family History

Liss Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Lis.

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

46,180 Historical Documents with Liss on Ancestry.com
14,640 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,695 Military Records
4,134 Immigration Records
14,700 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Liss Families

  • Number of Liss families
     45 - 87
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Liss families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Liss last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Liss census records

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Liss Family Origin

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Liss Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Liss families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Liss

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Liss Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Liss census records

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Liss Civil War Service Records

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