Shoun Name Meaning

perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Schön (see Schoen), or of Schaun, probably a habitational name for someone living at a place called Schauen near Wernigerode in the Harz mountains.

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


Similar surnames: Shown, Shoen, Shoup, Schorn, Shock, Horn, Shein, Schoen, Shan, Shoop

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Shoun Family Origin

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Shoun Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farm Hand

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%

In 1880, the most common Shoun occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Shoun's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Hand and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shoun. A less common occupation for the Shoun family was Laborer.

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Shoun Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Shoun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Shoun in 1958 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shoun

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