Nelon Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of French Nellon, from a pet form of a personal name, Isnel.

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


Similar surnames: Delon, Nelson, Nealon, Geron, Nein, Pelon, Yelton, Elson, Mellon, Elo

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Nelon Family Origin

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Nelon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Carpet Fitter

    6%
  • Deputy Sheriff

    6%
  • Farm Hand

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nelon family was Farm Hand. Farmer, Carpet Fitter and Deputy Sheriff were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nelon. The most common Nelon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Nelon's were Farmers.

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Nelon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Nelon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Nelon in 1948 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nelon

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