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Lien Family History

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

117,940 Historical Documents with Lien on Ancestry.com
36,522 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,446 Military Records
5,321 Immigration Records
19,350 Census and Voter Lists
52,301 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lien Families

  • Number of Lien families
     76 - 149
     26 - 75
     1 - 25
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lien last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lien families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lien census records

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Lien Family Origin

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Lien Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lien

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Lien Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lien census records

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Lien Civil War Service Records

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