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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Dutch
Pronounced Pron. LEES-howt  [key]
Other Forms FormsVan Lieshout, Vanlieshout, Van Lishout, Van Lieshouts, Van Lieshoud, Van Lieshaut, Van Leishout, Vanlishout, Vanleishout, Venlieshout, Lishout, Lieshaut, Leishout

Meaning & History

Originally indicated a person from the village of Lieshout in the province of Noord-Brabant in the Netherlands. It is derived either from Dutch lies meaning "great manna grass" (a grasslike plant that grows near riverbanks and ponds) or Middle Dutch lese meaning "track, furrow", combined with hout meaning "forest".
Added 9/16/2023 by General9696
Edited 9/16/2023 by General9696