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Passon Family History

Passon Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly an altered spelling of Parson. German: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Parson, Passons, Posson, Payson, Kasson, Maston, Madson, Gasson

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Where is the Passon family from?

You can see how Passon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Passon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Passon families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Passon families living in Ontario. This was about 48% of all the recorded Passon's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Passon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Passon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Passon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Passon. 24% of Passon men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Passon women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Passon were Farm Labor and Maid.

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farm Labor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Waitress
    16%
  • Cutter
    12%
  • Maid
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Passon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Passon 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Passon. 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 683 military records available for the last name Passon. For the veterans among your Passon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Passon lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Passon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Passon in 1961 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

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