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Lien Surname Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named Lia the definite singular form of Li 1 Chinese: alternative Mandarin form of the surnames 連 練 and 廉 see Lian 2- Vietnamese (Liên): from the Chinese surname 連 see Lian

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Lier, Lian, Lie, Bien, Lin, Linn, Oien, Vien, Lied, Wien

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Where is the Lien family from?

You can see how Lien families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lien family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Lien families were found in USA in 1920. In 1841 there was 1 Lien family living in Fife. This was about 50% of all the recorded Lien's in Scotland. Fife and 1 other county had the highest population of Lien families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lien surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lien ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Lien. 100% of Lien women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Lien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lien census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Lien. 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 Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Lien. For the veterans among your Lien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lien lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Lien in 1948 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

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