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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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Where is the Lilienthal family from?

You can see how Lilienthal families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lilienthal family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lilienthal families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Lilienthal family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Lilienthal's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Lilienthal families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lilienthal surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lilienthal ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lilienthal. 28% of Lilienthal men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Lilienthal women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lilienthal were Farm Laborer and Nurse.

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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

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    27%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Assembler
    14%
  • Nurse
    14%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 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 Lists

There are 3,000 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 Cards

There are 2,000 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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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.

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