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Ron Family History

Ron Name Meaning

Jewish (Israeli): artificial name from Hebrew ron ‘singing’. Galician: habitational name from Ron a town in A Coruña Galicia (Spain). Probably an altered form of German Rohn . Swedish: probably of German origin (see 3 above).

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


Similar surnames: Roen, Kron, Ren, Don, Rone, Roan, Mon, Rod, Rom, Rog

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Where is the Ron family from?

You can see how Ron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ron families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Ron family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Ron's in USA. New York had the highest population of Ron families in 1840.
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What did your Ron ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ron. 25% of Ron men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Ron women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ron were Farmer and Operator. .

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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
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Farmer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    20%
  • Domestic
    14%
  • Nurse
    14%
  • Operator
    14%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ron. 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 22,000 military records available for the last name Ron. For the veterans among your Ron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ron lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Ron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Ron in 1966 was 34, and 77 in 2004.

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