Lona Name Meaning

Spanish and Catalan: of uncertain origin, possibly a nickname or metonymic occupational name from lona ‘canvas’, a derivative of Olonne, name of a town on the Atlantic coast of France that was noted in the 17th century for its production of canvas. Italian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Lana, Loza, Long, Lena, Lina, Mona, Sola, Dona, Lora, Lonn

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Lona Family Origin

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Lona Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lona family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lona. The most common Lona occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Lona's were Farmers.

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Lona Historical Records

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Lona Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Lona life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Lona in 1962 was 70, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lona

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