Ironside Family History

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Ironside Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in the parish of New Deer in Aberdeenshire. This was probably named with the Old English elements earn ‘eagle’ + side ‘side’ (of a hill). English: possibly from Middle English irenside (Old English iren ‘iron’ + side ‘side’), a nickname for an iron-clad warrior. The best-known bearer of this nickname (not as a surname) was Edmund Ironside, who was briefly king of England in 1016.

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

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Ironside Family Origin

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Ironside Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Agent For Varnish Factory

    13%
  • Carriage Maker

    13%
  • Civil Engineer

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ironside family was Civil Engineer. The most common Ironside occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 25% of Ironside's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Agent For Varnish Factory and Carriage Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ironside.

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Ironside Life Expectancy

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