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Amon Surname Meaning

German: variant of Ammon . Altered form of Auman a surname of German origin. Slovenian and Croatian: medieval occupational or status name derived from Middle High German amman ‘official’ (see Ammann ). Compare Aman and Oman . French: variant of Hamon . African (mainly Ivory Coast; also Tanzania Uganda etc.) and Filipino: probably from the personal name Amon which is of Biblical Hebrew origin borne by a king of Judah.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Ammon, Almon, Damon, Mon, Amen, Aman, Amos, Lamon, Amor, Axon

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Where is the Amon family from?

You can see how Amon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Amon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 29 Amon families living in Kent. This was about 22% of all the recorded Amon's in United Kingdom. Kent had the highest population of Amon families in 1891.
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What did your Amon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Old Age Pensioner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Amon. 50% of Amon men worked as an Old Age Pensioner and 91% of Amon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Amon were General Labourer and Domestic. .

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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 1939

  • Old Age Pensioner
    50%
  • General Labourer
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    91%
  • Domestic
    10%
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Amon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Amon. For the veterans among your Amon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Amon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Amon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Amon in 1944 was 25, and 75 in 2004.

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