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Gijon Surname Meaning

Spanish (Gijón): habitational name from Gijón (in Asturian: Xixón) the name of the largest city in Asturias ultimately derived from Latin saxum ‘rock stone’. Compare Jijon .

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


Similar surnames: Gion, Giron, Simon, Ligon, Aiton, Picon, Ginn, Giro, Sison, Miron

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There are 369 census records available for the last name Gijon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gijon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Between 1969 and 2004, in the United States, Gijon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gijon in 1969 was 69, and 81 in 2004.

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