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

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Lian Family Origin

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Lian Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Teamster

    50%

In 1880, the most common Lian occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Lian's were Laborers. Laborer and Teamster were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lian.

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Lian Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Lian life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lian in 1961 was 62, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lian

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