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Oyons Family History

Oyons 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: Lyons, Yon, Lyon, Yong, Pyon, Ovens, Oyen, Oros, Irons, Okon

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Where is the Oyons family from?

You can see how Oyons families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Oyons family name was found in Scotland in 1881. In 1881 there was 1 Oyons family living in Midlothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Oyons's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Oyons families in 1881.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Oyons ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 9 census records available for the last name Oyons. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oyons 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 5 immigration records available for the last name Oyons. 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 Oyons. For the veterans among your Oyons ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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