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Liden Name Meaning

Swedish (Lidén): probably an ornamental or habitational name from the placename element lid ‘hill’ + the adjectival suffix -én a derivative of Latin -enius ‘relating to’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Loden, Linden, Widen, Moden, Floden, Iden, Wider, Lile, Lien, Olden

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Where is the Liden family from?

You can see how Liden families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Liden family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Liden families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Liden families living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Liden's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Liden families in 1840.
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What did your Liden ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Liden. 39% of Liden men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Liden women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Liden were Painter and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Waitress
  • House Work
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Liden. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liden census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Liden. 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 Cards

There are 464 military records available for the last name Liden. For the veterans among your Liden ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Liden lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Liden life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Liden in 1962 was 76, and 78 in 2004.

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