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

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  • Book Agent

    100%

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

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Mian Life Expectancy

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Between 1972 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mian

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