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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant of Listman, an ornamental name, composed of German List ‘cunning’ or Lust ‘joy’, ‘pleasure’ (with the vowel change from u to i peculiar to the Yiddish dialect spoken in Poland) + Mann ‘man’.
  • Dutch : variant of Lies.

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