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Degon Surname Meaning

English (Devon): probably a variant of Deacon . This form of the surname has died out in England. Indian (Punjab): Sikh name of unexplained etymology.

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


Similar surnames: Devon, Degn, Dedon, Degan, Dean, Dejohn, Regan, Denmon, Beson, Leon

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Where is the Degon family from?

You can see how Degon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Degon family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Degon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Degon families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Degon's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Degon families in 1891.
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What did your Degon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Degon. 100% of Degon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Degon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Degon 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 150 immigration records available for the last name Degon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 327 military records available for the last name Degon. For the veterans among your Degon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Degon lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Degon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Degon in 1964 was 73, and 83 in 2004.

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