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Conlon Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Ó Conalláin ‘descendant of Conallán’ a personal name representing a diminutive of Conall (see Connell ).

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

Similar surnames: Conlan, Connon, Condon, Donlon, Scanlon, Cannon, Conran, Connor

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Where is the Conlon family from?

You can see how Conlon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Conlon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Conlon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 13 Conlon families living in New York. This was about 62% of all the recorded Conlon's in USA. New York had the highest population of Conlon families in 1840.
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What did your Conlon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Conlon. 15% of Conlon men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Conlon women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Conlon were Truck Driver and Typist. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Typist
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Census Records

There are 62,000 census records available for the last name Conlon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Conlon 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Conlon. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Conlon. For the veterans among your Conlon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Conlon lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Conlon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Conlon in 1940 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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