Lienau Family History

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Lienau Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places so named or from Lienow, all in northern and eastern Germany.

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

Similar surnames: Liebau, Lieske, Lietzau, Littau, Litzau, Mierau, Lindau, Lien, Lier

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Lienau Family Origin

Where is the Lienau family from?

Lienau Family Occupations

What did your Lienau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lienau family was Wine Importer. Editor and Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lienau. The most common Lienau occupation in the USA was Editor. 33% of Lienau's were Editors.

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  • Editor

  • Merchant

  • Wine Importer


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

Lienau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lienau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lienau census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lienau

Passenger List

There are 775 immigration records available for the last name Lienau. 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 740 military records available for the last name Lienau. For the veterans among your Lienau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lienau Life Expectancy

What is the average Lienau lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lienau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lienau in 1956 was 38, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lienau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lienau 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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