Schon Name Meaning

German (Schön) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): see Schoen.

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


Similar surnames: Schoen, Schor, Schone, Shon, Shoen, Schoon, Schott, Scher, Thon

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Schon Family Origin

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Schon Family Occupations

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  • Clergyman Chaplain Melville Hospital

    20%
  • Cotton Merchant

    20%
  • Lic Soc Apothecar London M.R.C.S.E.Medicine Genl Prac

    20%
  • Sub Editor Press Association

    20%

In 1881, the most common Schon occupation in the UK was Clergyman Chaplain Melville Hospital. 20% of Schon's were Clergyman Chaplain Melville Hospitals. Clergyman Chaplain Melville Hospital, Cotton Merchant and Lic Soc Apothecar London M.R.C.S.E.Medicine Genl Prac were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schon. A less common occupation for the Schon family was Sub Editor Press Association.

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Schon Historical Records

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Schon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Schon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Schon in 1957 was 71, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schon

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