Liess Family History

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Liess Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Lies.

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

Similar surnames: Liese, Miers, Less, Wiess, Kiess, Lints, Lien, Liss, Niess, Lees

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Liess Family Origin

Where is the Liess family from?

Liess Family Occupations

What did your Liess ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Tailor, Cabinetmaker and Cigar Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Liess. The most common Liess occupation in the USA was Tailor. 25% of Liess's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Liess family was Coppersmith.

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  • Tailor

  • Cabinetmaker

  • Cigar Store

  • Coppersmith


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

Liess Historical Records

What Liess family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Liess. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liess 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 503 immigration records available for the last name Liess. 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 29,000 military records available for the last name Liess. For the veterans among your Liess ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Liess Life Expectancy

What is the average Liess lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Liess life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Liess in 1958 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Liess

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Liess 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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