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Armour Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: from Middle English, Old French armure, blended with the agent noun armer (see Armer), hence an occupational name for a maker of arms and armor. The collective noun armure denoted offensive weapons as well as the more recently specialized sense of protective gear.

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

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Armour Family Origin

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Armour Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Armour. A less common occupation for the Armour family was Farming. The most common Armour occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Armour's were Farmers.

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Armour Life Expectancy

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