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Likens Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Liedekin, a pet form of a Germanic personal name beginning with Lied-.

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


Similar surnames: Lukens, Tilkens, Lien, Wiens, Lebens, Lievens, Livers, Aikens, Ludens

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Likens Family Origin

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Likens Family Occupations

What did your Likens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Likens. A less common occupation for the Likens family was Carpenter. The most common Likens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Likens's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Likens Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Likens Life Expectancy

What is the average Likens lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Likens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Likens in 1954 was 35, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Likens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Likens 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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