Mahon Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mathghamhna (see Mahoney). Irish: variant of Mahan and Mohan. French: habitational name from Mahon in Gironde.

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


Similar surnames: Mahan, Malon, Mason, Macon, Mazon, Maron, Mahony, Mabon, Mahone

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Mahon Family Origin

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Mahon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farming

    2%

In 1880, the most common Mahon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Mahon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mahon family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mahon.

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Mahon Historical Records

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Mahon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Mahon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mahon in 1941 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mahon

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