Lilienthal Family History

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Lilienthal Name Meaning

German: habitational name from places called Lilienthal in Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony, and Baden-Württemburg, named with Middle High German liljen ‘lilies’ + tal ‘valley’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Lilie ‘lily’ + Thal ‘valley’.

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

Similar surnames: Schoenthal, Lowenthal, Wiesenthal, Rosenthal, Felsenthal, Freudenthal

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Lilienthal Family Origin

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Lilienthal Family Occupations

What did your Lilienthal ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lilienthal family was Book Keeper. Farmer, Photographer and Boarding House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lilienthal. The most common Lilienthal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 9% of Lilienthal's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Photographer

  • Boarding House

  • Book Keeper


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

Lilienthal Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lilienthal Life Expectancy

What is the average Lilienthal lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lilienthal life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lilienthal in 1955 was 37, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lilienthal

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lilienthal 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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