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Michon Name Meaning

French and Dutch: from a pet form of Miche, a short form of the personal name Michel (see Michael).

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


Similar surnames: Michel, Machon, Macon, Minchin, Mischo, Nichol, Michno, Mishoe, Macho

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Where is the Michon family from?

You can see how Michon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Michon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Michon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Michon families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Michon's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Michon families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Michon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Michon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Michon. 32% of Michon men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Michon women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Michon were Machinist and Machine Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Machine Operator
    8%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Michon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Michon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 964 immigration records available for the last name Michon. 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 Cards

There are 795 military records available for the last name Michon. For the veterans among your Michon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Michon lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Michon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Michon in 1945 was 53, and 64 in 2004.

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