Kien Family History

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Kien Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant of Kuhn. Vietnamese: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Lien, Kiel, Bien, Tien, Vien, Kihn, Fien, Kin, Kieu, Kiehn

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Kien Family Origin

Where is the Kien family from?

Kien Family Occupations

What did your Kien ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kien family was Farming. The most common Kien occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Kien's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Book Binder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kien.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Barber

    14%
  • Book Binder

    7%
  • Farming

    7%

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

Kien Historical Records

What Kien family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kien census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kien

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kien. 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 Kien. For the veterans among your Kien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kien Life Expectancy

What is the average Kien lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Kien in 1963 was 78, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kien

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kien 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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