Pardon Family History

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Pardon Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): from Middle English pardun, pardon ‘pardon’, a metonymic occupational name for a pardoner, a person licensed to sell papal pardons or indulgences. German: either a cognate of 1 (also for a sexton), from Old French pardon ‘pardon’, or perhaps a nickname from Middle Low German bardun, Middle High German purdune ‘pipe’ (instrument), ‘tenor’ (voice).

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

Similar surnames: Parson, Cardon, Bardon, Parton, Carden, Cordon, Gardin, Gardon

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Pardon Family Origin

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Pardon Family Occupations

What did your Pardon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pardon family was Fisherman. The most common Pardon occupation in the UK was Labourer. 10% of Pardon's were Labourers. Labourer, Agricultural Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pardon.

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  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Fisherman


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Pardon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Pardon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pardon 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 Pardon. 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 Pardon. For the veterans among your Pardon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pardon Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Pardon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Pardon in 1958 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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