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Tallon Family History

Tallon Name Meaning

French; English and Irish (of Norman origin): from the Old French personal name Talon of ancient Germanic origin (see Talon ). Galician (Tallón): habitational name from any of the places in A Coruña Ourense and Pontevedra provinces in Galicia (Spain) called Tallón. Catalan: Castilianized form (Tallón) of Talló (see Tallo ).

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


Similar surnames: Dillon, Tallo, Ballon, Dalton, Talton, Ballin, Salmon, Falcon, Callow

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Where is the Tallon family from?

You can see how Tallon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tallon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tallon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 115 Tallon families living in Lancashire. This was about 39% of all the recorded Tallon's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Tallon families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tallon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tallon ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer Heavy Wo Below Ground and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Tallon. 13% of Tallon men worked as a Colliery Hewer Heavy Wo Below Ground and 70% of Tallon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tallon were Builders Labourer and Domestic Servant. .

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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

  • Colliery Hewer Heavy Wo Below Ground
    13%
  • General Labourer
    13%
  • Joiner Retired
    13%
  • Builders Labourer
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    70%
  • Incapacitated
    5%
  • Unpd Domestic Duties
    4%
  • Domestic Servant
    4%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Tallon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tallon 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Tallon. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Tallon. For the veterans among your Tallon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tallon lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Tallon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Tallon in 1943 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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