Axon Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Axon Name Meaning

English: most probably the Middle English surname Ackeson, a patronymic from the Middle English personal name Acke (Old English Acca). It may also be from Anketin or Asketin, Norman forms of the Old Norse personal name Asketill (see Haskell), or even a variant of Ashton.

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


Similar surnames: Axton, Jason, Moxon, Amon, Auton, Saxon, Ison, Ammon, Axel, Avon

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Axon Family Origin

Where is the Axon family from?

Axon Family Occupations

What did your Axon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Axon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Axon's were Farmers. Farmer, At Home and Ex Miller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Axon. A less common occupation for the Axon family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Axon | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    53%
  • At Home

    6%
  • Ex Miller

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Axon ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Axon Historical Records

What Axon family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Axon

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Axon. 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.

View all Axon immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Axon military records

You've only scratched the surface of Axon family history.

Axon Life Expectancy

What is the average Axon lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Axon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Axon in 1962 was 74, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Axon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Axon 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.

Famous Axon Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Look up another name