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Lona Name Meaning

Spanish and Catalan: of uncertain origin, possibly a nickname or metonymic occupational name from lona ‘canvas’, a derivative of Olonne, name of a town on the Atlantic coast of France that was noted in the 17th century for its production of canvas. Italian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Lana, Loza, Long, Lena, Lina, Mona, Sola, Dona, Lora, Lonn

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Lona Family Origin

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Lona Family Occupations

What did your Lona ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lona occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Lona's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lona family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lona.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farming

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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

Lona Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lona. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lona 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lona. 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 Lona. For the veterans among your Lona ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lona Life Expectancy

What is the average Lona lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lona life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Lona in 1962 was 70, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lona 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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