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Biron Surname Meaning

French: habitational name from (Le) Biron the name of several places in various parts of France (e.g. in Charente-Maritime Dordogne Pyrénées-Atlantiques). The placename is probably a regional derivative of Latin villa ‘country house estate’ (later used of a group of houses forming a settlement). Compare Bero and Beron . English: variant of Byron .

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


Similar surnames: Baron, Boron, Byron, Beron, Buron, Miron, Boros, Bacon, Jiron, Nixon

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Where is the Biron family from?

You can see how Biron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Biron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Biron families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 12 Biron families living in Lancashire. This was about 29% of all the recorded Biron's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Biron families in 1891.
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What did your Biron ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Biron. 50% of Biron women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Actress
    30%
  • Student Of English
    20%
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Biron. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Biron. For the veterans among your Biron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Biron lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Biron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Biron in 1952 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

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