Gardon Family History

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Gardon Name Meaning

French: from a derivative of Garde. German: unexplained. Compare Gerdon. Probably an altered form of English and Scottish Garden or Scottish Gordon. Spanish: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Gordon, Gerdon, Garden, Bardon, Cardon, Pardon, Gardin, Garmon

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Gardon Family Origin

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Gardon Family Occupations

What did your Gardon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Butler Domestic Servant, Crofter Fo 5 Acers and Farm Servt were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gardon. The most common Gardon occupation in the UK was Butler Domestic Servant. 10% of Gardon's were Butler Domestic Servants. A less common occupation for the Gardon family was Farmer.

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  • Butler Domestic Servant

  • Crofter Fo 5 Acers

  • Farm Servt

  • Farmer


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

Gardon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Gardon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gardon 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gardon. 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 927 military records available for the last name Gardon. For the veterans among your Gardon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gardon Life Expectancy

What is the average Gardon lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Gardon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Gardon in 1964 was 61, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gardon 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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