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Neldon Surname Meaning

Possibly English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place.

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


Similar surnames: Weldon, Eldon, Weldin, Belden, Nelson, Neaton, Baldon, Elton, Sneddon

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Where is the Neldon family from?

You can see how Neldon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neldon family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Neldon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Neldon families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 86% of all the recorded Neldon's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Neldon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neldon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neldon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Neldon. 31% of Neldon men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Neldon women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neldon were Salesman and Waitress. .

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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

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    20%
  • Housework
    14%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Waitress
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Neldon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neldon 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 145 immigration records available for the last name Neldon. 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 341 military records available for the last name Neldon. For the veterans among your Neldon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neldon lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Neldon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Neldon in 1951 was 38, and 57 in 2004.

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