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Pavon Family History

Pavon Surname Meaning

Spanish (Pavón): nickname for a proud vain or showy man from pavón ‘peacock’. Italian: northern variant of Pavone .

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


Similar surnames: Pavone, Pabon, Pavan, Pavek, Pion, Mason, Padon, Mazon, Pawson, Hanon

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Where is the Pavon family from?

You can see how Pavon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pavon family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Pavon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Pavon families living in Glamorgan. This was about 57% of all the recorded Pavon's in United Kingdom. Glamorgan had the highest population of Pavon families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pavon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pavon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Pavon. 100% of Pavon women worked as an Unpaid 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Pavon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pavon 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 Pavon. 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 265 military records available for the last name Pavon. For the veterans among your Pavon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pavon lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pavon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Pavon in 1957 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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