Liss Family History

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Liss Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Lis.

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


Similar surnames: Lis, Fliss, Lass, Niss, List, Lisa, Less, Lisy, Fiss, Wiss

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Liss Family Origin

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Liss Family Occupations

What did your Liss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liss. A less common occupation for the Liss family was Labourer. The most common Liss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Liss's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Labourer

    9%

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

Liss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Liss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liss census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Liss

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Liss. 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 Liss. For the veterans among your Liss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Liss Life Expectancy

What is the average Liss lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Liss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Liss in 1952 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Liss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Liss 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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