Liske Family History

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Liske Name Meaning

Germanized form of Czech Liška or Slovak Líška (see Liska) or Polish Liszka.

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

Similar surnames: Lisk, Liska, Lesko, Litke, Leske, Linsky, Lisko, Iske, Like, Miske

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Liske Family Origin

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Liske Family Occupations

What did your Liske ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Actor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liske. A less common occupation for the Liske family was Clerk Dry Goods St.. The most common Liske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Liske's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Actor

  • Clerk Dry Goods St.


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

Liske Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Liske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liske 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 668 immigration records available for the last name Liske. 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 Liske. For the veterans among your Liske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Liske Life Expectancy

What is the average Liske lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Liske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Liske in 1945 was 54, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Liske

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Liske 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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