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Bardon Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Barden. Possibly also a variant of German Pardon. French: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Bardo (see Bardin). Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Bartolomej (see Bartholomew).

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


Similar surnames: Bardin, Cardon, Barton, Baron, Ardon, Baldon, Barron, Bardo, Pardon

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Where is the Bardon family from?

You can see how Bardon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bardon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bardon families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Bardon families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 19% of all the recorded Bardon's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bardon families in 1840.
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What did your Bardon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bardon. 24% of Bardon men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Bardon women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bardon were Clerk and Maid.

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    17%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Seamstress
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bardon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bardon. For the veterans among your Bardon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bardon lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bardon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bardon in 1945 was 26, and 80 in 2004.

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