On Name Meaning

Vietnamese: unexplained. Chinese : variant of An 1.

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


Similar surnames: Ong, Don, Un, Ou, Hon, O, Mon, Pon, Oen, Son

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On Family Origin

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On Family Occupations

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

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  • Gold Miner

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Manager Laundry

    17%
  • Placer Miner

    17%

In 1880, the most common On occupation in the USA was Gold Miner. 17% of On's were Gold Miners. Gold Miner, Laborer and Manager Laundry were the top 3 reported jobs worked by On. A less common occupation for the On family was Placer Miner.

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On Historical Records

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On Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, On life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for On in 1963 was 76, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for On

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