Poon Family History

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Poon Name Meaning

Chinese : variant of Pan 2. Chinese: variant of Pang.

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


Similar surnames: Yoon, Kwon, Pool, Pon, Soon, Boon, Moon, Pyon, Poor, Noon

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Poon Family Origin

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Poon Family Occupations

What did your Poon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Poon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Poon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poon family was Prostitute. Farmer, Gambler and Actor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poon.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Gambler

    25%
  • Actor

    13%
  • Prostitute

    13%

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

Poon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Poon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Poon

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Poon. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Poon. For the veterans among your Poon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poon Life Expectancy

What is the average Poon lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Poon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Poon in 1954 was 59, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poon 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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