Lian Family History
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Lian Name Meaning
Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads in Trøndelag, named with the definite plural form of Li 4. Chinese : the main source of this surname is Lian Cheng, a senior minister for the state of Qi, located in present-day Shandong province. Chinese : the name Lian is found in traditional accounts as long as 4500 years ago, part of the name of a descendant of the legendary emperors Huang Di and Zhuan Xu. Later descendants adopted Lian as their surname.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lien, Lia, Qian, Liang, Jian, Lier, Linn, Xiang, Ban, Xin