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Nelon Family History

Nelon Name Meaning
Perhaps an altered spelling of French Nellon, from a pet form of a personal name, Isnel.

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

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2,771 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
752 Military Records
294 Immigration Records
3,733 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Nelon Families

  • Number of Nelon families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Nelon families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Nelon last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Nelon Family Origin

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Nelon Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Nelon

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Nelon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Nelon Civil War Service Records

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