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Jordon Name Meaning

English: variant of Jordan .

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


Similar surnames: Jorden, Jordan, Gordon, Bordon, Cordon, Jardon, Jodon, Gordan, Bardon

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Where is the Jordon family from?

You can see how Jordon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jordon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Jordon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 186 Jordon families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Jordon's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Jordon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jordon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jordon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Jordon. 42% of Jordon men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Jordon women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jordon were Painter and Clerk. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Labourer
    20%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Painter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Student
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 141,000 census records available for the last name Jordon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jordon 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Jordon. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Jordon. For the veterans among your Jordon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jordon lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Jordon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Jordon in 1947 was 47, and 64 in 2004.

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