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Isdon Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Risdon, Ison, Son, Don, Aston, Liston, Rigdon, Iden, Eldon, Sison

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Where is the Isdon family from?

You can see how Isdon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Isdon family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Isdon families were found in USA in 1920, Canada in 1911, and Scotland in 1871. In 1871 there was 1 Isdon family living in Stirlingshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Isdon's in Scotland. Stirlingshire had the highest population of Isdon families in 1871.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Isdon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Isdon ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 39 census records available for the last name Isdon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Isdon 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Isdon. 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 1 military records available for the last name Isdon. For the veterans among your Isdon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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