Degon Family History

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Degon Name Meaning

English (Devon): of uncertain origin; perhaps a variant of Deacon. The name in this spelling seems to have died out in England.

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


Similar surnames: Devon, Degn, Dedon, Degan, Dean, Dejohn, Regan, Denmon, Beson, Leon

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Degon Family Origin

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Degon Family Occupations

What did your Degon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Degon. 15% of Degon men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Degon women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Degon were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Painter
    15%
  • Labor
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Clerk
    40%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Degon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Degon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Degon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 150 immigration records available for the last name Degon. 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 Card

There are 327 military records available for the last name Degon. For the veterans among your Degon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Degon Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Degon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Degon in 1964 was 73, and 83 in 2004.

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