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Irons Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Airaines in Somme, so named from Latin harenas (accusative case) ‘sands’. The form of the name has been altered as a result of folk etymology, an association of the name with the metal.

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


Similar surnames: Roos, Biron, Pross, Cross, Hron, Tirone, Oros, Mons, Krans, Grona

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Irons Family Origin

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Irons Family Occupations

What did your Irons ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Irons occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Irons's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Irons. A less common occupation for the Irons family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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Irons Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Irons Life Expectancy

What is the average Irons lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Irons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Irons in 1944 was 71, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Irons 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.

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