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Aragon Name Meaning

Spanish (Aragón) and French: regional name from Aragon, an independent kingdom from 1035 to 1479, which took its name from the river Aragón that arises in its northwestern corner. The river name is of obscure origin; it may be related to Basque (h)ara(n) ‘valley’. In Basque, Aragon is called Aragoa or Aragoi, which may mean ‘high valley’. See also Dragon, Deragon.

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

Similar surnames: Dragon, Aragona, Naragon, Rayon, Aaron, Ragona, Dragan, Deragon

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Aragon Family Origin

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Aragon Family Occupations

What did your Aragon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Aragon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Aragon's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Aragon. A less common occupation for the Aragon family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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Aragon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Aragon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aragon 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Aragon. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Aragon. For the veterans among your Aragon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Aragon Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Aragon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Aragon in 1943 was 32, and 66 in 2004.

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