Menon Name Meaning

Indian (Kerala): Hindu (Nayar) name, from Malayalam menon, usually used to mean ‘accountant’, but literally ‘exalted one’ (earlier menavan, melavan, from mel ‘high’ + the third person singular masculine pronoun, avan ‘he’). Originally, this was a hereditary title conferred by the rulers of various kingdoms in Kerala.

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

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Menon Family Origin

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Menon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Flour Broker

    17%
  • Hackster

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

In 1880, the most common Menon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Menon's were Farmers. Farmer, Flour Broker and Hackster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Menon. A less common occupation for the Menon family was Keeping House.

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Menon Life Expectancy

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Between 1977 and 2004, Menon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Menon in 1977 was 26, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Menon

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