Wion Family History

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Wion Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin): from a Norman French form of the Germanic personal name Wido (see Guy). German: variant spelling of Vian, a short form of the medieval personal name Vivianus (from Latin, meaning ‘lively’).

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

Similar surnames: Gion, Sion, Wien, Lion, Wein, Finn, Ion, Lien, Fron, Mion

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Wion Family Origin

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Wion Family Occupations

What did your Wion ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wion. 38% of Wion men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Wion women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wion were Carpenter and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Domestic

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

Wion Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wion 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 253 immigration records available for the last name Wion. 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 964 military records available for the last name Wion. For the veterans among your Wion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wion Life Expectancy

What is the average Wion lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wion in 1961 was 60, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wion 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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