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Lies Family History

Lies Name Meaning

metronymic from a female personal name, a form of the Germanic personal name Adelheid (see Leite). From this were derived Frenchified names such as Adelis, Alisa, Alis, and Alice, hence the surname. metronymic from a short form of the female personal name Elisabeth.

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


Similar surnames: Lis, Nies, Lier, Lias, Lien, Dies, Mies, Lie, Ries, Lieb

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Where is the Lies family from?

You can see how Lies families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lies family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lies families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Lies family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Lies's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lies families in 1840.
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What did your Lies ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lies. 27% of Lies men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Lies women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lies were Manager and Clerk.

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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
    27%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Clerk
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lies. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lies 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 Lies. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Lies. For the veterans among your Lies ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lies lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Lies in 1948 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

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