Lien Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named with the definite singular form of Li 4. Dutch: from the Middle Dutch personal name Liedin, a pet form of any of the various Germanic compound names beginning with leud, liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’, such as Liedwin. New England variant spelling of Lyon. Chinese : variant of Lian 2. Chinese : variant of Lian 2. Vietnamese: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Lier, Lian, Lie, Bien, Lin, Linn, Oien, Vien, Lied, Wien

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Lien Family Origin

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Lien Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farming

    3%
  • Agent For Agricultural Implements

    2%

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In 1880, the most common Lien occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Lien's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lien family was Agent For Agricultural Implements. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lien.

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Lien Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Lien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Lien in 1948 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lien

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