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Badon Family History

Badon Name Meaning

French: from a short form of a personal name of West Frankish origin beginning with the element Bad-. It could alternatively be from a nickname meaning ‘fat belly’ or a habitational name from a place so named. This family name is frequent in Louisiana.

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


Similar surnames: Baron, Bacon, Bardon, Baldon, Malon, Balon, Macon, Baros, Nadon

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Where is the Badon family from?

You can see how Badon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Badon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Badon families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Badon families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Badon's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Badon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Badon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Badon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Badon. 47% of Badon men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Badon women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Badon were New Worker and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • New Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Badon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Badon 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 335 immigration records available for the last name Badon. 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 653 military records available for the last name Badon. For the veterans among your Badon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Badon lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Badon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Badon in 1956 was 39, and 84 in 2004.

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