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Shamoun Family History

Shamoun Name Meaning

Arabic and Jewish (from Iraq and Syria): from the personal name Shamʿūn Arabic form of Simon used mainly among Christians and Jews. Compare Chamoun . Assyrian/Chaldean: from a variant or an Arabized form (see 1 above) of the personal name Shëmʿūn Syriac equivalent of Simon . Compare Chamoun .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Shamoon, Shamon, Sharon, Ohayon, Shimon, Shamburg, Hason, Hamdan

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Where is the Shamoun family from?

You can see how Shamoun families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shamoun family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Shamoun family living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Shamoun's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Shamoun families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shamoun surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shamoun ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Chef was the top reported job for people in the USA named Shamoun. 100% of Shamoun men worked as a Chef. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Chef
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Census Records

There are 89 census records available for the last name Shamoun. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shamoun census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 178 immigration records available for the last name Shamoun. 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 Cards

There are 48 military records available for the last name Shamoun. For the veterans among your Shamoun ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shamoun lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Shamoun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Shamoun in 1962 was 75, and 72 in 2004.

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