Lishman Family History

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Lishman Name Meaning

English (Northumberland, Durham, Cumbria): northern variant of Leachman.

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

Similar surnames: Lisman, Ishman, Ashman, Littman, Litman, Fishman, Lightman, Lineman

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Lishman Family Origin

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Lishman Family Occupations

What did your Lishman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lishman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Lishman's were Farmers. Farmer, Clerk In P.O. and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lishman. A less common occupation for the Lishman family was H. Painter.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerk In P.O.

  • Coal Miner

  • H. Painter


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

Lishman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Lishman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lishman 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 Lishman. 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 923 military records available for the last name Lishman. For the veterans among your Lishman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lishman Life Expectancy

What is the average Lishman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lishman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lishman in 1962 was 83, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lishman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lishman 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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