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Kingdon Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from Higher Kingdon in Alverdiscott, Devon, or from Kendon in North Bovey, Devon. Both are named in Old English as ‘the king’s hill’, from cyning (see King) or cyne- ‘royal’ + dun ‘hill’.

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

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Kingdon Family Origin

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Kingdon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Cheese Maker

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kingdon. The most common Kingdon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Kingdon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kingdon family was Cheese Maker.

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Kingdon Historical Records

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Kingdon Life Expectancy

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