Tallon Family History

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Tallon Name Meaning

English and Irish (of Norman origin), and French: from a Germanic personal name derived from tal ‘destroy’, either as a short form of a compound name with this first element (compare Talbot) or as an independent byname. English and Irish (of Norman origin), and French: metonymic nickname for a swift runner or for someone with a deformed heel, from Old French talon ‘heel’ (a diminutive of tal, Latin talus). Spanish (Tallón): either a Spanish variant of Catalan Talló (see Tallo) or a habitational name from any of the places in A Coruña, Ourense, and Pontevedra provinces called Tallón.

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


Similar surnames: Dillon, Tallo, Ballon, Dalton, Talton, Ballin, Salmon, Falcon, Callow

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Tallon Family Origin

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Tallon Family Occupations

What did your Tallon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tallon family was Cooper. The most common Tallon occupation in Canada was Farmer. 21% of Tallon's were Farmers. Farmer, Scholar and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tallon.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Scholar

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Cooper

    5%

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Tallon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tallon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tallon 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tallon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tallon. For the veterans among your Tallon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tallon Life Expectancy

What is the average Tallon lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Tallon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tallon in 1943 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tallon ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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