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Citron Family History

Citron Name Meaning
Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Zitrone ‘lemon (tree)’; in some cases it may be a metonymic occupational name as in 2 below.French: from Old French citron ‘lemon’ (from Latin citrus ‘lemon tree’), and so a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of lemons, or perhaps a nickname for a sharp and disagreeable person.

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

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5,598 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
988 Military Records
1,956 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Citron Families

  • Number of Citron families
     25 - 48
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Citron families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Citron last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Citron Family Origin

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Citron Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Citron

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Citron Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Citron census records

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Citron Civil War Service Records

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