Woon Name Meaning

Cornish: habitational name from a place in Cornwall called Woon. Chinese : Hakka and Taishan form of Wen 1.

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


Similar surnames: Moon, Wion, Boan, Wool, Work, Hron, Coln, Kook, Born, Roof

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Woon Family Origin

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Woon Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Clay Labourer

    8%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Woon family was Boot & Shoe Maker. Agricultural Labourer, Clay Labourer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Woon. The most common Woon occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Woon's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Woon Historical Records

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Woon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Woon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Woon in 1942 was 29, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Woon

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