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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Schon

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Alt. Meaning

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Notable Persons Named Schon

Schon was born in 1825. He left this life in 1879.


Schon Hanson is an athlete for the Western Pride FC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Schon

Neal Schon is a hard rock, instrumental rock, progressive rock, jazz fusion, and smooth jazz musician. He plays Guitar, Gibson Les Paul, PRS Guitars, Fender Stratocaster, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1968 to present. Neal was given the name Neal Joseph Schon on February 27th, 1954 in Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, United States.


Donald A. Schön was a learning theorist and philosopher. Donald was born on September 19th, 1930 in Boston. He died on September 13th, 1997.


Helmut Schön was a soccer player for the Dresdner SC, FC St. Pauli, Hertha BSC, and Germany national football team. Helmut was born on September 15th, 1915 in Dresden. He died on February 23rd, 1996.


Kevin Schon is an actor, producer, energy entrepreneur, voice artist, and comedian. His career lasted from 1986 to 1986. Kevin was given the name Kevin Schoen on February 7th, 1958 in San Diego. Kevin is also known as Kevin Schoen.


Nasir Schon is a ceo schon group and schon properties. Nasir was born on November 28th, 1957 in Karachi.


She passed away in 2008.


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Popularity of Schon as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Schon U.S.
  White 94.57% 64.26%
  African American 1.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Schon

People with the last name Schon are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Schon

  • How Popular is the name Schon? Schon is the 34,347th most popular name of all time. As a last name Schon was the 20,322nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Schon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 117 babies born with the first name Schon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Schon to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Schon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Schon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Schon is Friday, May 7th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Schon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Schon was in 1969 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Schon: Your name in reverse order is Nohcs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Chnso. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Schon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,308 people with the last name Schon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Schon? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Schon as their last name since less than 1 person in 227k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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