Citron Family History

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Citron Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Zitrone ‘lemon (tree)’; in some cases it may be a metonymic occupational name as in 2 below. French: from Old French citron ‘lemon’ (from Latin citrus ‘lemon tree’), and so a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of lemons, or perhaps a nickname for a sharp and disagreeable person.

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

Similar surnames: Citrin, Caron, Siron, Capron, Bitton, Biron, Catron, Mitton, Caton

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Citron Family Origin

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Citron Family Occupations

What did your Citron ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cigar Maker and Diamond Cutter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Citron. A less common occupation for the Citron family was Dimond Polisher & Dimond Cutter. The most common Citron occupation in the UK was Cigar Maker. 33% of Citron's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Diamond Cutter

  • Dimond Polisher & Dimond Cutter


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

Citron Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Citron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Citron 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Citron. 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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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Citron. For the veterans among your Citron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Citron Life Expectancy

What is the average Citron lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Citron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Citron in 1958 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Citron

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Citron 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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