Shon Family History

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Shon Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schoen. Korean: variant of Son.

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


Similar surnames: Son, Shen, Thon, Shoen, Shan, Hon, Schon, Shor, Show, Shonk

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Shon Family Origin

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Shon Family Occupations

What did your Shon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Shon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Shon family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shon.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%

United States shown, England data unavailable

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Shon ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Shon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Shon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shon 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 Shon. 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 980 military records available for the last name Shon. For the veterans among your Shon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shon Life Expectancy

What is the average Shon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Shon in 1963 was 78, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shon ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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