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Dedon Family History

Dedon Name Meaning
Perhaps an altered spelling of the French habitational name Dedun, denoting someone from any of the various places named Dun, for example in Cher, Indre, and Meuse. According to Morlet, the habitational name is derived from Gallic dunum ‘hill’, later ‘fortress’.

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

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1,099 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
285 Military Records
163 Immigration Records
1,241 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Dedon Families

  • Number of Dedon families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dedon families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Dedon last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dedon Family Origin

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Dedon Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Dedon

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Dedon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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