Lion Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Lion Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Lyon 1–3. French: variant of Lyon 1. French: habitational name from places in Calvados, Loire, and Meuse named with Lion.

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


Similar surnames: Leon, Lyon, Lien, Wion, Linn, Ligon, Limon, Lio, Sion, Lin

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Lion Family Origin

Where is the Lion family from?

Lion Family Occupations

What did your Lion ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lion family was Shoemaker. The most common Lion occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Lion's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lion.

View Census data for Lion | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Dressmaker

    3%
  • Shoemaker

    3%

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

Lion Historical Records

What Lion family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lion 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 Lion

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lion. 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.

View all Lion immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Lion military records

You've only scratched the surface of Lion family history.

Lion Life Expectancy

What is the average Lion lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lion in 1953 was 23, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lion

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lion 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.

Famous Lion Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Look up another name