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Ammon Name Meaning

German: dialect variant of Ammann . Compare Amon . English: from either of two Middle English personal names of Scandinavian origin Agemund (from Ǫgmundr Aghmund composed of the elements aʒa- of uncertain meaning + mund- ‘hand’ ‘bride-price’) and Amund (from either Amundr or Ámundi where in each case the first element is the prefix ana ‘against’). English: variant of either Almond or Hammond names that were much confused. Alternatively in some cases Almond and Hammon(d) may have been modified forms of Ammon from the name in (2). French: variant of Hamon .

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

Similar surnames: Amon, Armon, Lemon, Arman, Almon, Amman, Aymond, Hammon, Ammann

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Where is the Ammon family from?

You can see how Ammon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ammon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ammon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Ammon families living in Ohio. This was about 38% of all the recorded Ammon's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Ammon families in 1840.
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What did your Ammon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ammon. 16% of Ammon men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Ammon women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ammon were Clerk and Maid. .

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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 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Maid
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There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Ammon. For the veterans among your Ammon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ammon lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ammon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ammon in 1950 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

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