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Kingdon Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from Higher Kingdon in Alverdiscott, Devon, or from Kendon in North Bovey, Devon. Both are named in Old English as ‘the king’s hill’, from cyning (see King) or cyne- ‘royal’ + dun ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Kington, Kinton, Langdon, Lindon, Kingston, Hingston, Kenton, Kinson

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Kingdon Family Origin

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Kingdon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • B.H. Keeper

    7%
  • Bookbinder

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kingdon family was Bookbinder. The most common Kingdon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Kingdon's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and B.H. Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kingdon.

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Kingdon Historical Records

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Kingdon Life Expectancy

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