Irene Family History

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Irene Name Meaning

Spanish and Italian: from the female personal name Irene, from Greek Eirene ‘peace’.

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


Similar surnames: Rene, Serene, Tirone, Reine, Irace, Iwen, Rende, Wren, Urena, Trine

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Irene Family Origin

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Irene Family Occupations

What did your Irene ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Irene family was Sister Superiours. Farmer and Religieuse were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Irene. The most common Irene occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Irene's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Religieuse

    25%
  • Sister Superiours

    25%

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

Irene Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Irene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Irene 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Irene. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Irene. For the veterans among your Irene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Irene Life Expectancy

What is the average Irene lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Irene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Irene in 1963 was 78, and 49 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Irene 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.

Famous Irene Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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