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Cihon Family History

Cihon Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Chon, Cichon, Cho, Simon, Chong, Chen, Caron, Choe, Chin, Ligon

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Where is the Cihon family from?

You can see how Cihon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cihon family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Cihon families living in Illinois. This was about 26% of all the recorded Cihon's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Cihon families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cihon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cihon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Cihon. 38% of Cihon men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Miner
    38%
  • Clerk
    25%
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Census Records

There are 367 census records available for the last name Cihon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cihon 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Cihon. 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 67 military records available for the last name Cihon. For the veterans among your Cihon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cihon lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Cihon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Cihon in 1965 was 75, and 89 in 2004.

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