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Mabon Family History

Mabon Name Meaning

Scottish: from a Brittonic personal name Mabon or Maban apparently derivatives of Maponos the name of an ancient Celtic god. Possibly also English (of Norman origin): variant of Malbon with loss of -l-. In some cases possibly also Breton: ultimately of the same origin as the Scottish name (see 1 above).

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

Similar surnames: Maben, Malon, Mabin, Maron, Mason, Manon, Mahon, Macon, Mazon, Malbon

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You can see how Mabon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mabon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mabon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 14 Mabon families living in Quebec. This was about 42% of all the recorded Mabon's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mabon families in 1911.
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What did your Mabon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Mabon. 87% of Mabon men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
  • Clerk
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Passenger Lists

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There are 907 military records available for the last name Mabon. For the veterans among your Mabon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mabon lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mabon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Mabon in 1962 was 76, and 82 in 2004.

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