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Mayon Family History

Mayon Name Meaning

Altered form of French Magnon . French: from a pet form of the female personal name Marie . English (Warwickshire Lancashire and Yorkshire): probably a variant of Main . This form of the name is rare in Britain and Ireland.

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

Similar surnames: Rayon, Maron, Malon, Macon, Mahon, Mason, Gaymon, Ayon, Mayor, Mayson

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Where is the Mayon family from?

You can see how Mayon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mayon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mayon families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 10 Mayon families living in Quebec. This was about 36% of all the recorded Mayon's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mayon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mayon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mayon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mayon. 31% of Mayon men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Mayon women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mayon were Salesman and Packer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Packer
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Mayon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mayon 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 666 immigration records available for the last name Mayon. 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 513 military records available for the last name Mayon. For the veterans among your Mayon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mayon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Mayon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Mayon in 1944 was 23, and 77 in 2004.

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