Tian Name Meaning

Chinese : from a region called Tian, which existed during the Xia dynasty (2205–1766 bc). A ruler of this region changed his surname to the name of the region. Vietnamese: variant of Tien.

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


Similar surnames: Tan, Qian, Tien, Xin, Jian, Xiang, Tin, Lian, Ban, Duan

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Tian Family Origin

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Tian Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    33%
  • Cooper

    33%
  • Fisherman

    33%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Tian family was Fisherman. Blacksmith and Cooper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Tian. The most common Tian occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 33% of Tian's were Blacksmiths.

Source: Census data for Tian | Data not to scale

Tian Historical Records

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Tian Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1971 and 2004, Tian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Tian in 1971 was 95, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tian

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