Caron Name Meaning

French: from a personal name of Gaulish origin, represented in Latin records in the form Caraunus. This name was borne by a 5th-century Breton saint who lived at Chartres and was murdered by robbers; his legend led to its widespread use as a personal name during the Middle Ages. English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name for someone from Cairon in Calvados, France. English and French: metonymic occupational name for a carter, or possibly a cartwright, from a Norman and Picard form of Old French c(h)arron ‘cart’.

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


Similar surnames: Cardon, Baron, Capron, Maron, Cason, Varon, Carton, Caton, Cain

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Caron Family Origin

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Caron Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    22%
  • Journalier

    10%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • School

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Caron family was School. The most common Caron occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 22% of Caron's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caron.

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Caron Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Caron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1956. The average life expectancy for Caron in 1949 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caron

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