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Amon Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German, English, or French Ammon. Slovenian: medieval occupational or status name from a respelling of Bavarian Amtmann ‘official’ (see Ammann and compare Oman).

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

Similar surnames: Ammon, Almon, Damon, Mon, Amen, Aman, Amos, Lamon, Amor, Axon

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Where is the Amon family from?

You can see how Amon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Amon families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 55 Amon families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 53% of all the recorded Amon's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Amon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Amon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Amon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Amon. 34% of Amon men worked as a Farmer.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Miner
  • Cultivateur
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Amon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amon 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Amon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Amon. For the veterans among your Amon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Amon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Amon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Amon in 1944 was 25, and 75 in 2004.

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