Koon Family History

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Koon Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kuhn or Dutch Koen.

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


Similar surnames: Coon, Koone, Koons, Noon, Koonz, Kooy, Korn, Koos, Kron, Koontz

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Koon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Koon name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Koon. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    55%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    11%

  • Norway

    3%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Koon Family Origin

Where is the Koon family from?

Koon Family Occupations

What did your Koon ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Koon Historical Records

What Koon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Koon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Koon 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Koon. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Koon. For the veterans among your Koon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Koon Life Expectancy

What is the average Koon lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Koon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Koon in 1942 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Koon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Koon 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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