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Denoon Family History

Denoon Name Meaning

Scottish (Ross and Cromarty): habiational name from Dunoon in Argyll or Denoon in Angus. Black notes that the name was established in Ross-shire by a man named Duncan Campbell one of the Campbells of Lochow who escaping justice fled north settled there and adopted his mother's surname Dunune.

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


Similar surnames: Denton, Henton, Renton, Dundon, Kenton, Bendon, Denzin, Devon, Dedon

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Where is the Denoon family from?

You can see how Denoon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Denoon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Denoon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Denoon families living in Virginia. This was about 38% of all the recorded Denoon's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Denoon families in 1840.
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What did your Denoon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Denoon. 36% of Denoon men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Denoon women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Denoon 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
    36%
  • Salesman
    29%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Clerk
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Salesman
    34%
  • Maid
    34%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Denoon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denoon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 305 immigration records available for the last name Denoon. 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 680 military records available for the last name Denoon. For the veterans among your Denoon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Denoon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Denoon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Denoon in 1963 was 72, and 66 in 2004.

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