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Lisi Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Aloisio.

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

Similar surnames: Risi, Luisi, Lis, Gisi, Liscio, Cini, Lisa, Lois, Siri, Aloisi

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Where is the Lisi family from?

You can see how Lisi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lisi family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 24 Lisi families living in New York. This was about 44% of all the recorded Lisi's in USA. New York had the highest population of Lisi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lisi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lisi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lisi. 34% of Lisi men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Lisi women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lisi were Clerk and Seamstress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Proprietor
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Inspector
  • Machine Operator
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lisi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lisi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lisi. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Lisi lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lisi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lisi in 1944 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

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