Liston Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Liston Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Essex, so named from the Old English personal name Lissa (probably a pet form of Leofsige; see Livesay 2) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. Scottish: habitational name from places in West Lothian and Midlothian, which probably have the same origin as in 1. This surname is also found in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Linton, Litton, Leston, Lipton, Hilton, Lifton, Luxton, Winton

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Liston Family Origin

Where is the Liston family from?

SHOW MORE

Liston Family Occupations

What did your Liston ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liston. A less common occupation for the Liston family was Farm Laborer. The most common Liston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Liston's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Liston | Data not to scale

Liston Historical Records

What Liston family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Liston ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Liston

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Liston Life Expectancy

What is the average Liston lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Liston 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Liston Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Look up another name