Union Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Onion.

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


Similar surnames: Onion, Noon, Ion, Wion, Lundon, Manion, Bunton, Tunison, Dunson

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Union Family Origin

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Union Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

In 1880, the most common Union occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Union's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Union family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Union.

Source: Census data for Union | Data not to scale

Union Historical Records

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Union Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Union life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Union in 1957 was 37, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Union

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