Amidon Family History

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Amidon Name Meaning

Said to be a French Huguenot name. Family genealogists assert that it is recorded in western France, at La Rochelle and Bordeaux, in the departments of Gironde and Charente, in the spellings Amidon and Amadon. If this is the source, the etymology is not known.

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


Similar surnames: Amadon, Ammon, Ardon, Amon, Amado, Faison, Mazon, Caison, Amos

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Amidon Family Origin

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Amidon Family Occupations

What did your Amidon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Amidon family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amidon. The most common Amidon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Amidon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Amidon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Amidon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amidon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Amidon. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Amidon. For the veterans among your Amidon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amidon Life Expectancy

What is the average Amidon lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Amidon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Amidon in 1956 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amidon ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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