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Weedon Surname Meaning

English (Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire): habitational name from Weedon in Buckinghamshire or Weedon Beck and Weedon Lois in Northamptonshire all of which are named in Old English with wīg wēoh ‘idol shrine (pre-Christian) temple’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Weldon, Hendon, Wheeldon, Yeadon, Welton, Eldon, Keeton, Seddon

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Where is the Weedon family from?

You can see how Weedon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weedon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Weedon families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 3 Weedon families living in Manitoba. This was about 60% of all the recorded Weedon's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Weedon families in 1911.
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What did your Weedon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Weedon. 100% of Weedon men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Weedon. 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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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Weedon. For the veterans among your Weedon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weedon lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Weedon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Weedon in 1949 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

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