Chien Family History

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Chien Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Qian. Chinese : variant of Jian.

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

Similar surnames: Chin, Lien, Chiou, Chi, Chiang, Chiao, Chiong, Che, Chee, Chim

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Chien Family Origin

Where is the Chien family from?

Chien Family Occupations

What did your Chien ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Chien occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Chien's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Chien ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Chien Historical Records

What Chien family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 954 census records available for the last name Chien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chien 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 Chien. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Chien. For the veterans among your Chien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chien Life Expectancy

What is the average Chien lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Chien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Chien in 1967 was 73, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chien

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chien ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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