Kon Name Meaning

Japanese (rare in Japan): the most usual rendering is ‘gold’; bearers are most likely descended from immigrants named Kim, from the ancient Korean Shilla kingdom. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): one of the many forms of Cohen. Polish (Kon): from kon ‘horse’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred or cared for horses or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a horse.

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

Similar surnames: Ko, Kos, Kan, Okon, Son, Kwon, Kong, Koen, Ken, Korn

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Kon Family Origin

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Kon Family Occupations

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In 1939, Asst Proffessor Of Chemistry and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kon. 25% of Kon men worked as an Asst Proffessor Of Chemistry and 17% of Kon women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kon were Textile Engineer and Independent

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Asst Proffessor Of Chemistry
  • Brochemist Head Of Dept Of Phynology brochemistry
  • Reverend (refuge
  • Textile Engineer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
  • Domestic Unpaid
  • Housekeeper
  • Independent

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kon Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Kon Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Kon in 1956 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

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