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Condon Family History

Condon Name Meaning

Irish (Cork Limerick and Tipperary of Anglo-Norman origin): Anglicized form of Gaelic Condún itself a Gaelicized form of Canton which was taken to Ireland by a Pembrokeshire family c. 1200.

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

Similar surnames: Cordon, London, Cannon, Connon, Gordon, Congdon, Ponton, Dundon

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Where is the Condon family from?

You can see how Condon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Condon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Condon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 395 Condon families living in London. This was about 43% of all the recorded Condon's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Condon families in 1891.
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What did your Condon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Condon. 24% of Condon men worked as a General Labourer and 66% of Condon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Condon were Wharf Labourer and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Wharf Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Condon. 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 Cards

There are 20,000 military records available for the last name Condon. For the veterans among your Condon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Condon lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Condon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Condon in 1940 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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