Shahon Family History

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Shahon Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Hahn, Shahan, Mahon, Ohayon, Hamon, Hanon, Lhamon, Sharon, Hason

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Shahon Family Origin

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Shahon Family Occupations

What did your Shahon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shahon occupation in the USA was Keeps House. 50% of Shahon's were Keeps Houses. Keeps House and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shahon.

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  • Keeps House

  • Laborer


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

Shahon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 173 census records available for the last name Shahon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shahon census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 37 immigration records available for the last name Shahon. 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 39 military records available for the last name Shahon. For the veterans among your Shahon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shahon Life Expectancy

What is the average Shahon lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Shahon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Shahon in 1963 was 75, and 91 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shahon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shahon 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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