Gon Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Son, Yon, Don, Bon, Kon, Mon, Won, Ron, Hon, Ion

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Gon Family Origin

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Gon Family Occupations

What did your Gon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gon family was Butcher. Farmer, Farm Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gon.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • At Home

  • Butcher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gon ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gon. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Gon. For the veterans among your Gon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gon Life Expectancy

What is the average Gon lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Gon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gon in 1946 was 42, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gon ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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