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Gion Surname Meaning

French: variant of Guyon and in North America probably also an altered form of this. French: from an old variant of the personal name Gidon a pet derivative of a short form of a compound ancient Germanic personal name formed with gid ‘song’. In some cases possibly also an altered form of French Dion .

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


Similar surnames: Wion, Sion, Lien, Geron, Guion, Zion, Finn, Lion, Dion, Gioe

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Where is the Gion family from?

You can see how Gion families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gion family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gion families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 7 Gion families living in Channel Islands. This was 100% of all the recorded Gion's in United Kingdom. Channel Islands had the highest population of Gion families in 1891.
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What did your Gion ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gion. 35% of Gion men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Gion women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gion were Carpenter and New Worker. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Farm Laborer
    22%
  • Buss Driver
    9%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Shoe Worker
    23%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • New Worker
    23%
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Passenger Lists

There are 501 immigration records available for the last name Gion. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Gion. For the veterans among your Gion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gion lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Gion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gion in 1966 was 74, and 75 in 2003.

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