Dedon Family History

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Dedon Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of the French habitational name Dedun, denoting someone from any of the various places named Dun, for example in Cher, Indre, and Meuse. According to Morlet, the habitational name is derived from Gallic dunum ‘hill’, later ‘fortress’.

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

Similar surnames: Dundon, Dean, Devon, Deon, Delon, Degon, Dedo, Weedon, Dejohn, Leon

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Dedon Family Origin

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Dedon Family Occupations

What did your Dedon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dedon. 32% of Dedon men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Dedon women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dedon were Truck Driver and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Painter
  • Miner
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • New Worker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dedon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dedon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dedon 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 193 immigration records available for the last name Dedon. 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 289 military records available for the last name Dedon. For the veterans among your Dedon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dedon Life Expectancy

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Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Dedon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dedon in 1967 was 70, and 74 in 2004.

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