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Wion Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin): from a Norman French form of the Germanic personal name Wido (see Guy). German: variant spelling of Vian, a short form of the medieval personal name Vivianus (from Latin, meaning ‘lively’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gion, Sion, Wien, Lion, Wein, Finn, Ion, Lien, Fron, Mion

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Where is the Wion family from?

You can see how Wion families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wion family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wion families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Wion families living in Shropshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Wion's in the UK. Shropshire had the highest population of Wion families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wion surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wion ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wion. 38% of Wion men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Wion women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wion were Carpenter and Domestic.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Carpenter
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Teacher
    25%
  • Domestic
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wion 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 253 immigration records available for the last name Wion. 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 964 military records available for the last name Wion. For the veterans among your Wion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wion lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Wion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wion in 1961 was 60, and 78 in 2004.

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