Lias Family History

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Lias Name Meaning

Greek: from the personal name Lias, short form of Elias. Portuguese: from a short form of the personal name Elias.

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

Similar surnames: Lies, Elias, Lia, Lis, Lins, Dias, Ris, Lian, Lips, Lau

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Lias Family Origin

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Lias Family Occupations

What did your Lias ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lias occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Lias's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lias. A less common occupation for the Lias family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Lias Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lias. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lias 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 618 immigration records available for the last name Lias. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lias. For the veterans among your Lias ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lias Life Expectancy

What is the average Lias lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lias life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Lias in 1960 was 56, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lias

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lias 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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