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Dundon Family History

Dundon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Dundon in Somerset named from Old English dūn ‘hill’ + denu ‘valley’. Irish (Munster): perhaps a variant of the Norman surname Dando although the additional final -n is difficult to explain.

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


Similar surnames: Dunton, Hunton, Hendon, Dando, Dedon, Dutton, Lindon, Condon, London

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Where is the Dundon family from?

You can see how Dundon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dundon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dundon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 82 Dundon families living in London. This was about 59% of all the recorded Dundon's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dundon families in 1891.
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What did your Dundon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Old Age Pensioner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Dundon. 50% of Dundon men worked as an Old Age Pensioner and 82% of Dundon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dundon were General Labourer and Housewife. .

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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

  • Old Age Pensioner
    50%
  • General Labourer
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    82%
  • Domestic Servant
    9%
  • Shop Assistant
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Dundon lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Dundon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dundon in 1946 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

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