Last name: LISTER

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All you have to know about the last name LISTER

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LISTER : This last name is indexed 116,529 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

LISTER : English: occupational name for a dyer of cloth Middle English li(te)ster a derivative of Middle English lit(t)en (Old Norse lita) ‘to dye’. This term was used principally in East Anglia and northern and eastern England (areas of Scandinavian settlement) and to this day the surname is found principally in these regions especially in Yorkshire.

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