Tien Family History

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Tien Name Meaning

Vietnamese: unexplained. Chinese: variant of Tian.

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

Similar surnames: Tian, Lien, Tin, Kien, Tieu, Bien, Vien, Tron, Fien, Oien

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Tien Family Origin

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Tien Family Occupations

What did your Tien ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tien. 67% of Tien men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife

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

Tien Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tien 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 Tien. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Tien. For the veterans among your Tien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tien Life Expectancy

What is the average Tien lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Tien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Tien in 1967 was 66, and 83 in 2004.

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