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A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Listle, were formed in the lands which became the modern state of Silesia. In the medieval era, Germany was fragmented and inhabited by numerous Barbarian tribes, who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. The ancient dukedom of Silesia derived its name from the Germanic tribe named the Silingers, who occupied Silesia between the 2nd and the 6th centuries.

Early Origins of the Listle family


The surname Listle was first found in Silesia and Lausitz, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. In Old-German "list" meant "cunning" or "artful," and chronicles first mention Heinrich list of Budweis in 1250, Cunad mit der Lyst in 1399, Benz Listli of Wuerttemberg in 1418, and Hans Listeman of Haldensleben around 1400. Liste is also a city near Hanover. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Early History of the Listle family

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Early History of the Listle family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Listle research.
Another 323 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1299, 1700, 1808, 1818, 1789 and 1846 are included under the topic Early Listle History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Listle Spelling Variations

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Listle Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: List, Lisst, Listmann, Lister (often of English origin), Listl, Listler, Listli, Liste, Listle, Listel and many more.

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Early Notables of the Listle family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Listle family (pre 1700)


Notables of the period with the surname Listle were Friedrich List (1789-1846), a self-taught economist who became one of the greatest authorities of the 19th century on political economy. Franz...
Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Listle Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Migration of the Listle family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Listle family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Just Lorentz List, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1741. J. Philip List came in 1751; Johann Georg List in 1754; Carl Christian Friedrich List in 1773.

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