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Origins of the Lifshitz surname

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About the Lifshitzes

We have a total number of 354 records for people with the last name Lifshitz.

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Where do most Lifshitzes live?

In 1921, most Lifshitzes lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Lifshitzes

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 49 records for the Lifshitz surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Lifshitzes most likely to marry?

Lifshitz Or Lifschitzes



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What are the most common Lifshitz first names?

  • Harry
  • Morris
  • Anna
  • Rose

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Common jobs for Lifshitzes

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Lifshitzes in 1921
Bookkeepers And Cashiers






Common Male occupations for Lifshitzes in 1921
Sales Clerks


Shipping And Receiving Clerks


Skilled Compositors And Typesetters


Tailor Maker


Unskilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Textiles


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