Shon Family History

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Shon Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schoen. Korean: variant of Son.

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

Similar surnames: Son, Shen, Thon, Shoen, Shan, Hon, Schon, Shor, Show, Shonk

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Shon Family Origin

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Shon Family Occupations

What did your Shon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Shon. 31% of Shon men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Shon women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shon were Truck Driver and Unemployed

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Maid
  • Unemployed

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Shon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Shon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Shon. 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 Card

There are 980 military records available for the last name Shon. For the veterans among your Shon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shon Life Expectancy

What is the average Shon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Shon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Shon in 1963 was 78, and 66 in 2004.

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