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Machon Family History

Machon Surname Meaning

Polish (Machoń) and Czech (Machoň): from a derivative of the personal name Mach English (Yorkshire and Channel Islands): variant of Machen . French: variant of Maçon (see Macon ).

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


Similar surnames: Machan, Macon, Machen, Vachon, Macho, Machak, Machin, Michon, Marron

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Where is the Machon family from?

You can see how Machon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Machon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Machon families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 18 Machon families living in Prince Edward Island. This was about 34% of all the recorded Machon's in Canada. Prince Edward Island had the highest population of Machon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Machon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Machon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Machon. 54% of Machon men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Machon women 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
    54%
  • Journalier
    31%
  • Clerk
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Machon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Machon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Machon. 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 705 military records available for the last name Machon. For the veterans among your Machon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Machon lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Machon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Machon in 1961 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

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