Nealon Family History

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Nealon Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Nialláin ‘descendant of Niallán’, a personal name formed from a diminutive of Niall (see Neill).

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

Similar surnames: Neilan, Fenlon, Deacon, Nelson, Nelon, Delon, Nesson, Neeson, Malon

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Nealon Family Origin

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Nealon Family Occupations

What did your Nealon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nealon family was Brick Mason. The most common Nealon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Nealon's were Laborers. Laborer, Keeping House and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nealon.

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  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Miner

  • Brick Mason


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

Nealon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Nealon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nealon 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Nealon. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Nealon. For the veterans among your Nealon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nealon Life Expectancy

What is the average Nealon lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Nealon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nealon in 1950 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nealon 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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