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Origins of the Lissenden surname

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About the Lissendens

We have a total number of 1068 records for people with the last name Lissenden.

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Where do most Lissendens live?

In 1921, most Lissendens lived in South East.

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Interesting facts about Lissendens

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We have 973 records for the Lissenden surname. The oldest one dates back to 1887.

Who were Lissendens most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Lissenden first names?

  • John
  • Arthur
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Lissendens

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

Common Female occupations for Lissendens in 1921


Domestic Servant


Drapers Assistant


General Servant


General Servant Domestic


Common Male occupations for Lissendens in 1921
Skilled Labourer










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