Mian Family History

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Mian Name Meaning

Muslim: from a title of respect, Urdu mian ‘sir’ (from Persian miyan ‘between’), used to address an older man. In Bangladesh this is common as a suffix added to the name of a respected person, especially a senior member of a village community.

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

Similar surnames: Miah, Miao, Man, Min, Qian, Miano, Lian, Jian, Maia, Bean

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Mian Family Origin

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Mian Family Occupations

What did your Mian ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mian occupation in the USA was Book Agent. 100% of Mian's were Book Agents.

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  • Book Agent


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mian ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mian Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mian Life Expectancy

What is the average Mian lifespan?

Between 1972 and 2004, in the United States, Mian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Mian in 1972 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mian

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mian 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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