Dion Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of various places called Dion(s) and Dionne, all apparently derived from a Gaulish element divon- ‘(sacred) spring’. Compare Dee 3.

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


Similar surnames: Don, Lion, Rion, Deon, Gion, Sion, Heon, Wion, Dizon, Zion

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Dion Family Origin

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Dion Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Works In Cotton Mill

    7%

In 1880, the most common Dion occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Dion's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dion family was Works In Cotton Mill. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dion.

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Dion Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Dion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dion in 1943 was 37, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dion

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