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Sien Surname Meaning

Chinese: variant Romanization of the surnames 冼 (see Xian ) and 單 (see Shan ). Compare Sian .

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

Similar surnames: Sieg, Siem, Sieb, Bien, Lien, Stien, Wien, Siek, Sion, Vien

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Where is the Sien family from?

You can see how Sien families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sien family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Sien families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Sien families living in Lancashire. This was about 91% of all the recorded Sien's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Sien families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sien surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sien ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Sien. 100% of Sien 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
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sien 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 717 immigration records available for the last name Sien. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sien. For the veterans among your Sien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sien lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Sien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Sien in 1968 was 62, and 89 in 2004.

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