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

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Irons family was Carpenter. 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.

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Between 1944 and 2004, 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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