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Menon Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala): Hindu (Nayar) name, from Malayalam menon, usually used to mean ‘accountant’, but literally ‘exalted one’ (earlier menavan, melavan, from mel ‘high’ + the third person singular masculine pronoun, avan ‘he’). Originally, this was a hereditary title conferred by the rulers of various kingdoms in Kerala.

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

Similar surnames: Mann, Henton, Memon, Lemon, Merin, Menn, Menor, Venn, Menta, Melin

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Menon Family Origin

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Menon Family Occupations

What did your Menon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Medical Practitioner and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Menon. 17% of Menon men worked as a Medical Practitioner and 50% of Menon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Menon were Civil Servant Accounts Branch and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Medical Practitioner
  • Civil Servant
  • Civil Servant Ac Dept Higher Executive
  • Civil Servant Accounts Branch

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties ( Unpaid )
  • Restaurant Proprietor
  • Teacher

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

Menon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Menon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Menon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Menon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Menon. For the veterans among your Menon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Menon Life Expectancy

What is the average Menon lifespan?

Between 1977 and 2004, in the United States, Menon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Menon in 1977 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

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