Lies Family History

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Lies Name Meaning

metronymic from a female personal name, a form of the Germanic personal name Adelheid (see Leite). From this were derived Frenchified names such as Adelis, Alisa, Alis, and Alice, hence the surname. metronymic from a short form of the female personal name Elisabeth.

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

Similar surnames: Lis, Nies, Lier, Lias, Lien, Dies, Mies, Lie, Ries, Lieb

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Lies Family Origin

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Lies Family Occupations

What did your Lies ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Commission Merchant and Jorn Rivetter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lies. A less common occupation for the Lies family was Lodging House Keeper. The most common Lies occupation in the UK was Commission Merchant. 33% of Lies's were Commission Merchants.

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  • Commission Merchant

  • Jorn Rivetter

  • Lodging House Keeper


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Lies Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lies. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lies 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lies. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Lies. For the veterans among your Lies ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lies Life Expectancy

What is the average Lies lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Lies in 1948 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lies ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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