Lisa Family History

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Lisa Name Meaning

Czech: variant of Lis. Italian: from a short form of Elisa (see Delisa) or Luisa (feminine form of Luisi).

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

Similar surnames: Lis, Lia, Bina, Lina, Lisy, Lista, Lisk, Lio, Ris, Lisak

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Lisa Family Origin

Where is the Lisa family from?

Lisa Family Occupations

What did your Lisa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Parts Rags were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lisa. The most common Lisa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Lisa's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lisa family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

  • Parts Rags

  • Tailor


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

Lisa Historical Records

What Lisa family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lisa. For the veterans among your Lisa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lisa Life Expectancy

What is the average Lisa lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lisa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lisa in 1956 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lisa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lisa 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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