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Bardon Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Bardon in Leicestershire named with Old English berg ‘hill mound barrow’ + dūn ‘hill’ meaning ‘barrow hill’. English: variant of Barden . Irish: Anglicized form of Ó Bárdáin see Barden French: from a derivative of the Old French personal name Bard(e) ancient Germanic Bardo from barta ‘battle axe’ (see Bard ). German: of French origin (see 4 above) or a variant of Pardon . Spanish (Bardón): probably a topographic name augmentative of barda ‘thorn’.

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

Similar surnames: Bardin, Cardon, Barton, Baron, Ardon, Baldon, Barron, Bardo, Pardon

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You can see how Bardon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bardon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bardon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 26 Bardon families living in Ontario. This was about 35% of all the recorded Bardon's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bardon families in 1911.
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What did your Bardon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Bardon. 64% of Bardon men worked as a Farmer. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Carpenter
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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bardon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bardon in 1945 was 26, and 80 in 2004.

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