Liska Family History

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Liska Name Meaning

Czech (Liška) or Slovak (Líška): from Czech liška ‘fox’, a nickname for a cunning person or for a redhead.

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

Similar surnames: Liszka, Liske, Lisk, Lisko, Laska, Siska, Pliska, Riska, Miska, Ziska

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Liska Family Origin

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Liska Family Occupations

What did your Liska ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liska. A less common occupation for the Liska family was Night Watchman. The most common Liska occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Liska's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Keeping House

  • Night Watchman


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

Liska Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Liska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liska 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Liska. 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 Liska. For the veterans among your Liska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Liska Life Expectancy

What is the average Liska lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Liska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Liska in 1952 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Liska 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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