Kien Family History

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Kien Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Kuhn. Vietnamese: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Lien, Kiel, Bien, Tien, Vien, Kihn, Fien, Kin, Kieu, Kiehn

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Kien Family Origin

Where is the Kien family from?

Kien Family Occupations

What did your Kien ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Gardien was the top reported job for people in the CA named Kien. 34% of Kien men worked as a Gardien

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Gardien
  • Journalier
  • Servant

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

Kien Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kien 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kien. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 927 military records available for the last name Kien. For the veterans among your Kien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kien Life Expectancy

What is the average Kien lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kien in 1963 was 78, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kien

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kien 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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