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Noon Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Nuadháin ‘descendant of Nuadhán’ a personal name derived from Nuadha the name of an ancient Celtic god. English and Scottish: from Middle English none Middle Dutch noene ‘noon’ the time of brightest sunshine hence perhaps a nickname for a bright and cheerful person or for someone born at that time of day. The word is derived from Latin nona (hora) ‘ninth (hour)’ i.e. about three o’clock. The change in meaning of the vocabulary word from mid afternoon to midday probably occurred as a result of monastic meal times being brought forward. English and Scottish: variant of Nunn .

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

Similar surnames: Moon, Hoon, Noah, Look, Boon, Coon, Hoos, Poos, Corn, Noxon

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Where is the Noon family from?

You can see how Noon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Noon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Noon families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 12 Noon families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 38% of all the recorded Noon's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Noon families in 1840.
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What did your Noon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Noon. 15% of Noon men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Noon women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Noon were Clerk and Housewife. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
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There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Noon. For the veterans among your Noon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Noon lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Noon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Noon in 1946 was 58, and 78 in 2004.

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