Lissner Family History

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Lissner Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places called Lissa in Saxony, Lausitz, and Silesia.

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

Similar surnames: Lessner, Linner, Lesner, Rossner, Leisner, Lesser, Lindner, Wisner

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Lissner Family Origin

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Lissner Family Occupations

What did your Lissner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, tailor, Baker and D. Gds Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lissner. A less common occupation for the Lissner family was Dry Goods. The most common Lissner occupation in the USA was Tailor. 17% of Lissner's were Tailors.

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  • Tailor

  • Baker

  • D. Gds Dealer

  • Dry Goods


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

Lissner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lissner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lissner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lissner. 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 792 military records available for the last name Lissner. For the veterans among your Lissner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lissner Life Expectancy

What is the average Lissner lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Lissner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lissner in 1964 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lissner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lissner 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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