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Condon Family History

Condon Name Meaning

Irish (Cork Limerick and Tipperary of Anglo-Norman origin): Anglicized form of Gaelic Condún itself a Gaelicized form of Canton which was taken to Ireland by a Pembrokeshire family c. 1200.

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


Similar surnames: Cordon, London, Cannon, Connon, Gordon, Congdon, Ponton, Dundon

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Where is the Condon family from?

You can see how Condon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Condon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Condon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 30 Condon families living in Maine. This was about 36% of all the recorded Condon's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Condon families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Condon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Condon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Condon. 12% of Condon men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Condon women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Condon were Clerk and Housewife. .

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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
    12%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 21,000 immigration records available for the last name Condon. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Condon. For the veterans among your Condon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Condon lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Condon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Condon in 1940 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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