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O Banyon Family History

O Banyon Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Lanyon, Branyon, Manton, Cannon, Brandon, Kenyon, Stanton, Branson

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In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named O Banyon. .

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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
    100%
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