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Oyon Family History

Oyon 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: Yon, Lyon, Pyon, Oyen, Okon, Ocon, Ayon, Doyon, Ryon, Son

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Where is the Oyon family from?

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

What did your Oyon ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 35 census records available for the last name Oyon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oyon 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 82 immigration records available for the last name Oyon. 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 4 military records available for the last name Oyon. For the veterans among your Oyon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Oyon lifespan?

Average Oyon life expectancy in 1996 was 90 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

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