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Lied Name Meaning

German: probably an altered spelling of Liedt, a field name in the northwest meaning ‘swampy terrain’. Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in western Norway so named, a variant of Li 4.

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


Similar surnames: Lien, Lier, Lie, Lind, Liem, Leed, Wied, Ried, Linda, Liew

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Lied Family Origin

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Lied Family Occupations

What did your Lied ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Driving Wagon and Drover were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lied. A less common occupation for the Lied family was Dry Goods Merchant. The most common Lied occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Lied's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Driving Wagon

    5%
  • Drover

    5%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    5%

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

Lied Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lied. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lied 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lied. 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 Lied. For the veterans among your Lied ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lied Life Expectancy

What is the average Lied lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lied life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lied in 1962 was 42, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lied

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lied 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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