Liskin Johansdotter

Brief Life History of Liskin

When Liskin Johansdotter was born on 7 March 1760, her father, Johan Andersson, was 28 and her mother, Brita Larsdotter, was 30.

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Sven Andersson
Liskin Johansdotter

Sources (2)

  • Lisken Johansdotter, "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920"
  • Sweden, Select Baptisms, 1611-1920

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World Events (6)


Sweden declared independence. Constitutional monarchy established. Russia took Aland Island group from Sweden.


Denmark ceded Norway to Sweden.


Göta Canal opened.

Name Meaning

Irish (Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Díscín ‘descendant of Díscín’, which may be derived from díosc ‘barren’. The placename Ballyeeskeen, now Ballydiscin, in County Sligo, is derived from the surname.

Jewish (from Belarus): metronymic from Diske, a Yiddish hypocoristic form of Biblical Dinah, from Hebrew dina ‘judged, vindicated’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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