Liu Name Meaning

Chinese : from the name of the state of Liu, which was granted to a descendant of the model emperor Yao (2357–2257 bc). Chinese : variant of Liao. Chinese : from the name of an area called Liu Xia in the state of Lu (in present-day Shanxi province). During the Spring and Autumn period (722–481 bc), this was granted to a counselor famous for his high moral character. His descendants adopted the name of this area as their surname.

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


Similar surnames: Lu, Qiu, Li, Lou, Niu, Fu, Lau, You, Qin, Yin

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Liu Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Liu occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Liu's were Laborers.

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Between 1942 and 2004, Liu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Liu in 1942 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Liu

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