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Patron Family History

Patron Name Meaning

Spanish (Patrón): from Spanish patrón ‘master’ (from Latin patronus a derivative of pater ‘father’). The term had various senses in the Middle Ages; it was applied for example to the master of a ship and also to the former owner of a freed serf who still enjoyed certain rights over him. Italian: variant of Patrone .

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


Similar surnames: Patrone, Padron, Pavon, Petro, Parton, Patton, Perron, Varon, Matrone

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Where is the Patron family from?

You can see how Patron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Patron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Patron families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 3 Patron families living in Louisiana. This was about 75% of all the recorded Patron's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Patron families in 1840.
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What did your Patron ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Patron. 35% of Patron men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Patron women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Patron were Salesman 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
    35%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Labor
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    22%
  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Housewife
    14%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Patron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patron 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Patron. 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 996 military records available for the last name Patron. For the veterans among your Patron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Patron lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Patron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Patron in 1961 was 75, and 57 in 2004.

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