Jons Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Swedish (Jöns): from a reduced form of the personal name Johannes (see John). reduced form of Latvian Jonas.

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


Similar surnames: Joens, Jens, Jans, Johns, Jonas, Sons, Jone, Jones, Jank, Jong

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Jons Family Origin

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Jons Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jons. The most common Jons occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Jons's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Jons family was Laborer.

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Jons Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Jons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Jons in 1965 was 57, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jons

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