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Origins of the Lishman surname

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About the Lishmans

We have a total number of 6770 records for people with the last name Lishman.

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Where do most Lishmans live?

In 1921, most Lishmans lived in North East.


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Interesting facts about Lishmans

How common is your surname?

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

We have 5,980 records for the Lishman surname. The oldest one dates back to 1587.

Who were Lishmans most likely to marry?

Robinsons

&

Wilsons

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Lishmans.

What are the most common Lishman first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Elizabeth
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Lishman family members

Common jobs for Lishmans

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

Common Female occupations for Lishmans in 1921
Dressmaker

23

Domestic Servant

14

House Servant

12

General Servant Domestic

11

House Keeper

9

Common Male occupations for Lishmans in 1921
Coal Miner

46

Stone Mason

27

Farmer

25

Joiner

22

Mason

22

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