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Scollon Family History

Scollon Name Meaning

Irish: Leinster variant of Scullion .

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


Similar surnames: Scallon, Scullin, Scallion, Collom, Solon, Smallen, Tallon, Scally

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Where is the Scollon family from?

You can see how Scollon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Scollon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Scollon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Scollon families living in Iowa. This was about 38% of all the recorded Scollon's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Scollon families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Scollon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Scollon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Scollon. 23% of Scollon men worked as a Farmer and 46% of Scollon women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scollon were Miner and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Roofer
    12%
  • Miner
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    46%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Scollon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scollon 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 279 immigration records available for the last name Scollon. 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 275 military records available for the last name Scollon. For the veterans among your Scollon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Scollon lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Scollon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Scollon in 1955 was 30, and 88 in 2004.

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