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Pon Family History

Pon Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Chinese: see Pan.

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


Similar surnames: Pun, Pan, Pong, On, Po, Mon, Son, Pen, Pin, Poon

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Where is the Pon family from?

You can see how Pon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 16 Pon families living in British Columbia. This was about 47% of all the recorded Pon's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Pon families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Pon. 27% of Pon men worked as a Labourer. .

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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

  • Labourer
    27%
  • Cook
    24%
  • Servant
    14%
  • Dishwasher
    10%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Pon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pon 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Pon. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Pon. For the veterans among your Pon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pon lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Pon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Pon in 1959 was 73, and 73 in 2004.

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