Irby Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places in Lincolnshire, Cheshire, and North Yorkshire, named from Old Norse Írabýr ‘settlement of the Irish’. Compare Ireton.

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

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Irby Family Origin

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Irby Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Irby family was Farming. The most common Irby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Irby's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Irby.

Source: Census data for Irby | Data not to scale

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Irby Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Irby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Irby in 1944 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Irby

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