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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


Similar surnames: Mann, Henton, Memon, Lemon, Merin, Menn, Menor, Venn, Menta, Melin

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Menon Family Origin

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Menon Family Occupations

What did your Menon ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Flour Broker

    17%
  • Hackster

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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Menon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Menon Life Expectancy

What is the average Menon lifespan?

Between 1977 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Menon 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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