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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

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Liston Family Origin

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Liston Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Liston occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Liston's were Farmers. 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.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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Liston Historical Records

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Liston Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Liston life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Liston in 1946 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

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