Lia Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from a short form of the personal name Elia. French: occupational name for someone who tied up vines, from French liat, past participle of lier ‘to tie’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, so named from the definite singular form of Li 4.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lian, Li, Lis, Via, Lio, Pia, Elia, Lipa, Lie, Lias

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Lia Family Origin

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Lia Family Occupations

What did your Lia ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Cashier and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lia. 25% of Lia men worked as a Bank Cashier and 60% of Lia women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lia were Salesman (general) and Unpaid House Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Cashier
    25%
  • Inspector Navy Army Inst
    25%
  • Machanic Farm Implement
    25%
  • Salesman (general)
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    60%
  • Domestic Servant
    20%
  • Unpaid House Duties
    20%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Lia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lia census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lia. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Lia. For the veterans among your Lia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lia Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lia in 1962 was 73, and 79 in 2004.

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