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The Lisk surname is thought to have derived from the name of the lands of Leask, in the parish of Slaines, Aberdeenshire.

Lisk Early Origins



The surname Lisk was first found in Aberdeenshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Obar Dheathain), a historic county, and present day Council Area of Aberdeen, located in the Grampian region of northeastern Scotland, where they held a family seat. Their first records were at Pitlurg in the parish of Slains about the year 1380 but it is thought they held a family seat at that location from very early times.

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Lisk Spelling Variations


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Lisk Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lisk, Liske and others.

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Lisk Early History


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Lisk Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lisk research. Another 180 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1390, 1438, 1461, and 1705 are included under the topic Early Lisk History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lisk Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lisk Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Lisk Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lisk Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • E Lisk, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850

Lisk Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Mr. Andrew Lisk, aged 50 who emigrated to Canada, arriving at the Grosse Isle Quarantine Station in Quebec aboard the ship "Dominica" departing from the port of Cork, Ireland but died on Grosse Isle in June 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 40)

Lisk Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Mr Lisk landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1844

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lisk (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lisk (post 1700)



  • Thomas Lisk, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1908
  • Jacob Lisk, American politician, Member of Nebraska State House of Representatives, 1879
  • Ricarda Lisk (b. 1981), German professional triathlete, National Elite Champion of the year 2010

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Lisk Family Crest Products


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Lisk Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Charbonneau, André, and Doris Drolet-Dubé. A Register of Deceased Persons at Sea and on Grosse Île in 1847. The Minister of Canadian Heritage, 1997. ISBN: 0-660-198/1-1997E (p. 40)

Other References

  1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  4. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  8. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  9. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
  10. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
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The Lisk Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lisk Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 19 December 2016 at 15:30.

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