Lion Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Lyon 1–3. French: variant of Lyon 1. French: habitational name from places in Calvados, Loire, and Meuse named with Lion.

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


Similar surnames: Leon, Lyon, Lien, Wion, Linn, Ligon, Limon, Lio, Sion, Lin

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Lion Family Origin

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Lion Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    33%
  • Bar Keeper

    17%
  • Butcher

    17%
  • Conducteur

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lion family was Conducteur. Cultivateur, Bar Keeper and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lion. The most common Lion occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 33% of Lion's were Cultivateurs.

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Lion Historical Records

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Lion Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Lion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lion in 1953 was 23, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lion

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