Lie Name Meaning

Norwegian: variant spelling of Li 4. In Norway this is the most frequent spelling. Dutch (de Lie): from a short form of the saint’s name Odilia, the Latin form of a Germanic name Odela, from othala ‘paternal inheritance or possession’. Variant of Korean Li.

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


Similar surnames: Lee, Lien, Lier, Lim, Lio, Li, Lia, Lied, Lies, Lipe

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Lie Family Origin

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Lie Family Occupations

What did your Lie ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer and Journalier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lie. 30% of Lie men worked as a Labourer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    30%
  • Accountant
    10%
  • Cook
    10%
  • Cuisinire
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
    100%

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

Lie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Lie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lie 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Lie. 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 24,000 military records available for the last name Lie. For the veterans among your Lie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lie Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Lie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lie in 1966 was 78, and 66 in 2003.

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