Jons Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Swedish (Jöns): from a reduced form of the personal name Johannes (see John). reduced form of Latvian Jonas.

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


Similar surnames: Joens, Jens, Jans, Johns, Jonas, Sons, Jone, Jones, Jank, Jong

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Jons Family Origin

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Jons Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayers Labourer

    6%
  • Coal Weighman

    6%
  • Farm Servant Indoor

    6%
  • Foreman Engine Fitter

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Jons family was Foreman Engine Fitter. The most common Jons occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Labourer. 6% of Jons's were Bricklayers Labourers. Bricklayers Labourer, Coal Weighman and Farm Servant Indoor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jons.

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Jons Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Jons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Jons in 1965 was 57, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jons

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