Nelon Family History

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Nelon Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of French Nellon, from a pet form of a personal name, Isnel.

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


Similar surnames: Delon, Nelson, Nealon, Geron, Nein, Pelon, Yelton, Elson, Mellon, Elo

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Nelon Family Origin

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Nelon Family Occupations

What did your Nelon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Confectioners General He and Daily Domestic Help were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Nelon. 34% of Nelon men worked as a Confectioners General He and 50% of Nelon women worked as a Daily Domestic Help. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nelon were Roundsman ( Retired ) and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Confectioners General He
    34%
  • Dairyformer
    34%
  • Roundsman ( Retired )
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Daily Domestic Help
    50%
  • Domestic Servant
    50%

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

Nelon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nelon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nelon 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 323 immigration records available for the last name Nelon. 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 768 military records available for the last name Nelon. For the veterans among your Nelon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nelon Life Expectancy

What is the average Nelon lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Nelon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Nelon in 1948 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nelon

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