Ireton Family History

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Ireton Name Meaning

habitational name from either of two places in Derbyshire called Ireton, or one in North Yorkshire called Irton. All of these are named from the genitive case of Old Norse Íri ‘Irishmen’ (see Ireland) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. habitational name from Irton in Cumbria, named from the old river name Irt, which is of uncertain origin, + Old English tun.

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


Similar surnames: Keeton, Preston, Orton, Ruston, Kirton, Cureton, Brenton, Litton

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Ireton Family Origin

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Ireton Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ireton. A less common occupation for the Ireton family was Laborer. The most common Ireton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Ireton's were Farmers.

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