Lilja Name Meaning

Swedish: ornamental name from Swedish lilja ‘lily’.

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


Similar surnames: Lill, Lilla, Lis, Lipa, Lilly, Fila, Linna, Milla, Lile, Milia

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Lilja Family Origin

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Lilja Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Machinist

    17%

In 1880, Blacksmith, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lilja. The most common Lilja occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 17% of Lilja's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Lilja family was Machinist.

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Lilja Historical Records

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Lilja Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Lilja life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Lilja in 1958 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lilja

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