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Randon Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Randall with assimilation of n-l to n-n. French (northern): from the ancient Germanic personal name Rando a short form of names based on the element rand ‘rim (of a shield) shield’. French (southern): habitational name from a place called Randon.

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

Similar surnames: Brandon, Landon, Ranson, Rendon, Grandon, Rawdon, Ragon, Pardon

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Where is the Randon family from?

You can see how Randon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Randon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Randon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Randon families living in Louisiana. This was about 40% of all the recorded Randon's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Randon families in 1840.
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What did your Randon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Randon. 45% of Randon men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Randon women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Randon were Clerk and Waitress. .

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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

  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Clerk
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Randon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Randon 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 958 immigration records available for the last name Randon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 496 military records available for the last name Randon. For the veterans among your Randon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Randon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Randon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Randon in 1963 was 82, and 76 in 2004.

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