Lisman Family History

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Lisman Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Listman, an ornamental name, composed of German List ‘cunning’ or Lust ‘joy’, ‘pleasure’ (with the vowel change from u to i peculiar to the Yiddish dialect spoken in Poland) + Mann ‘man’. Dutch: variant of Lies.

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

Similar surnames: Lipman, Zisman, Osman, Litman, Libman, Wisman, Nieman, Eisman, Mesman

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Lisman Family Origin

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Lisman Family Occupations

What did your Lisman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lisman. A less common occupation for the Lisman family was Carpenter. The most common Lisman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Lisman's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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Lisman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lisman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lisman 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 638 immigration records available for the last name Lisman. 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 669 military records available for the last name Lisman. For the veterans among your Lisman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lisman Life Expectancy

What is the average Lisman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lisman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Lisman in 1957 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lisman 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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