Dundon Family History

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Dundon Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Dundon, a place in Somerset, named from Old English dun ‘hill’ + denu ‘valley’. Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name, de Aunou (from a place in Orne, France) or de Auney, from any of various places named Aunay, for example in Calvados and Seine-et-Oise, France.

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

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

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Dundon Family Origin

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Dundon Family Occupations

What did your Dundon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cooper, Genl Laborer and Glass Blower were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dundon. A less common occupation for the Dundon family was Hotel Porter Unemployed. The most common Dundon occupation in the UK was Cooper. 13% of Dundon's were Coopers.

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  • Cooper

  • Genl Laborer

  • Glass Blower

  • Hotel Porter Unemployed


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

Dundon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Dundon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dundon 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 Dundon. 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 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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Dundon Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dundon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dundon 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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