Degon Family History

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Degon Name Meaning

English (Devon): of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Deacon. The name in this spelling seems to have died out in England.

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


Similar surnames: Devon, Degn, Dedon, Degan, Dean, Dejohn, Regan, Denmon, Beson, Leon

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Degon Family Origin

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Degon Family Occupations

What did your Degon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Conductor and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Degon. The most common Degon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Degon's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Degon family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Conductor

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Degon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Degon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Degon 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Degon. 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 Degon. For the veterans among your Degon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Degon Life Expectancy

What is the average Degon lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Degon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Degon in 1964 was 73, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Degon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Degon 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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