Jordon Family History

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Jordon Name Meaning

English and French: variant spelling of Jordan.

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


Similar surnames: Jorden, Jordan, Gordon, Bordon, Cordon, Jardon, Jodon, Gordan, Bardon

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Jordon Family Origin

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Jordon Family Occupations

What did your Jordon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jordon family was Farm Laborer. The most common Jordon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Jordon's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jordon.

View Census data for Jordon | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Jordon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jordon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jordon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Jordon

Passenger List

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

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Jordon Life Expectancy

What is the average Jordon lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Jordon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Jordon in 1947 was 47, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jordon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jordon 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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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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