For who knows what is good for a man in life, during the few and meaningless days he passes through like a shadow? Who can tell him what will happen under the sun after he is gone?

Kohelet 6:12

Ziskand clan


Family name origin

Ziskand is a derivative of the well-known Jewish family Ziskind. The name Ziskand appeared in the beginning of the 19-th century in the shtetl of Oshmyany not far from Vilna. In our view, people having this family name belong to the same family.

Out of Ziskands known to us today we would like to single out two:

In the same Vilna - in 1908 this family (Ziskand-Valberg L. B.) owned a factory of bent furniture on Orenburg street, located in their own house.

It is also known that the...

Last name spellings

  • Ziskand
  • Зисканд
  • זיסקנד

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