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Escandon Name Meaning

Spanish (Escandón): possibly a topographic name from a field name derived from escanda denoting a type of wheat.

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

Similar surnames: Landon, Cannon, Scadden, Cardon, Escalona, Canton, Scanlon, Besancon

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Where is the Escandon family from?

You can see how Escandon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Escandon family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Escandon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Escandon families living in California. This was 100% of all the recorded Escandon's in USA. California had the highest population of Escandon families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Escandon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Escandon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Escandon. 45% of Escandon men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Escandon women worked as a Typist. .

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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
  • Butcher
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Typist
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Escandon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Escandon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Escandon. 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 131 military records available for the last name Escandon. For the veterans among your Escandon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Escandon lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Escandon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Escandon in 1964 was 71, and 87 in 2004.

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