Okon Family History

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Okon Name Meaning

Polish (Okon) and Jewish (from Poland): from okon, okun ‘perch’, metonymic occupational name for a freshwater fisherman or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a perch. As a Jewish name it is mainly ornamental.

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


Similar surnames: Kon, Okun, Kot, Kan, Oken, Oren, Kor, Okin, Ron, Lyon

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Okon Family Origin

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Okon Family Occupations

What did your Okon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cottons Patent Hosiery Hewer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Okon. 50% of Okon men worked as a Cottons Patent Hosiery Hewer and 40% of Okon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Okon were Unemployed Colliery Motorman and School Caretaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cottons Patent Hosiery Hewer
    50%
  • Unemployed Colliery Motorman
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Assembler wirer Of Circuit Breakers
    20%
  • Ladies Hairdressers
    20%
  • School Caretaker
    20%

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

Okon Historical Records

What Okon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Okon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okon 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 780 immigration records available for the last name Okon. 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 955 military records available for the last name Okon. For the veterans among your Okon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Okon Life Expectancy

What is the average Okon lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Okon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Okon in 1952 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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