Liem Family History

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Liem Name Meaning

Indonesian: unexplained. German: habitational name from Lieme in Eastphalia, named with lim ‘mire’.

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


Similar surnames: Lien, Lied, Lier, Lem, Siem, Diem, Lieb, Lim, Lind, Riehm

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Liem Family Origin

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Liem Family Occupations

What did your Liem ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Liem family was Tin Store. The most common Liem occupation in the USA was General Merchandezer. 33% of Liem's were General Merchandezers. General Merchandezer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Liem.

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  • General Merchandezer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    33%
  • Tin Store

    33%

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

Liem Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Liem Life Expectancy

What is the average Liem lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Liem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Liem in 1946 was 52, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Liem

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Liem 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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