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Iddon Family History

Iddon Surname Meaning

from the Middle English female personal name Ideyn Idon Idony (Old French Idone Latin Idonea ‘suitable’). See also Ideson .

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016


Similar surnames: Don, Seddon, Rigdon, Iden, Eldon, Haddon, Dedon, Badon, Whiddon

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Where is the Iddon family from?

You can see how Iddon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iddon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Iddon families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 743 Iddon families living in Lancashire. This was about 98% of all the recorded Iddon's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Iddon families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iddon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iddon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Iddon. 17% of Iddon men worked as a General Labourer and 73% of Iddon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Iddon were Railway Clerk and 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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    17%
  • Farm Labourer
    9%
  • Cotton Weaver
    7%
  • Railway Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    73%
  • Cotton Weaver
    8%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Domestic Duties
    3%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Iddon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iddon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Iddon. 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 526 military records available for the last name Iddon. For the veterans among your Iddon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Iddon lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Iddon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Iddon in 1964 was 73, and 89 in 2004.

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