Liew Family History

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Liew Name Meaning

Chinese : probably a variant of Liu 1. This spelling is found mainly in Malaysia.

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

Similar surnames: Lew, Lied, Lien, Lie, Liaw, Lief, Brew, Loew, Niel, Lieu

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Liew Family Origin

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Liew Family Occupations

What did your Liew ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Liew. 31% of Liew men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Liew women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Liew were Mechanic and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Waitress
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper

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

Liew Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Liew. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liew 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 783 immigration records available for the last name Liew. 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 845 military records available for the last name Liew. For the veterans among your Liew ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Liew Life Expectancy

What is the average Liew lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Liew life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Liew in 1965 was 85, and 86 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Liew 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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