Hon Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname or ornamental name from Yiddish hon ‘cock’. Chinese : variant of Han 1.

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


Similar surnames: Horn, Han, Son, Ron, Hoh, Kon, Thon, Hoen, Don, Hohn

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Hon Family Origin

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Hon Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hon family was Carpenter. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hon. The most common Hon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Hon's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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Hon Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Hon. For the veterans among your Hon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hon Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hon in 1944 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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