Lisbon Family History

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Lisbon Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic): Anglecized form of ‘Lisbon’, (Portuguese Lisboa), the capital city of Portugal. The name is first recorded in the Latin form Olisipo and is of uncertain, possibly Carthaginian, origin.

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


Similar surnames: Liston, Lison, Lipson, Sisson, Lipton, Lino, Ligon, Sison, Lisby

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Lisbon Family Origin

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Lisbon Family Occupations

What did your Lisbon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Laborer, Farmer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lisbon. The most common Lisbon occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 20% of Lisbon's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lisbon family was Clk. In Lumberyard.

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  • Farm Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Barber

    10%
  • Clk. In Lumberyard

    10%

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

Lisbon Historical Records

What Lisbon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lisbon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lisbon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lisbon

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lisbon. 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 Lisbon. For the veterans among your Lisbon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lisbon Life Expectancy

What is the average Lisbon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lisbon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lisbon in 1963 was 70, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lisbon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lisbon 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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