Widon Family History

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Widon 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: Simon, Don, Ligon, Rigdon, Aiton, Iden, Eldon, Picon, Sison, Miron

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Widon Family Origin

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Widon Family Occupations

What did your Widon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Widon occupation in the USA was Cook. 100% of Widon's were Cooks.

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  • Cook

    100%

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

Widon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 247 census records available for the last name Widon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Widon 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 34 immigration records available for the last name Widon. 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 23 military records available for the last name Widon. For the veterans among your Widon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Widon Life Expectancy

What is the average Widon lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2001, in the United States, Widon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Widon in 1968 was 28, and 100 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Widon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Widon 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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