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Shamoon Family History

Shamoon Name Meaning

Arabic and Assyrian/Chaldean: variant of Shamoun .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Shamoun, Samson, Shannon, Shakoor, Shimko, Scanlon, Hamon, Salmon

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Where is the Shamoon family from?

You can see how Shamoon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shamoon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Shamoon families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Shamoon families living in Washington. This was about 13% of all the recorded Shamoon's in USA. Washington had the highest population of Shamoon families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shamoon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shamoon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleswoman were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shamoon. 31% of Shamoon men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Shamoon women worked as a Saleswoman. .

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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
    31%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Salesman
    22%
  • Steel Inspector
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleswoman
    100%
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Census Records

There are 931 census records available for the last name Shamoon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shamoon 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 278 immigration records available for the last name Shamoon. 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 92 military records available for the last name Shamoon. For the veterans among your Shamoon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shamoon lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Shamoon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Shamoon in 1950 was 61, and 55 in 2004.

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