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


Similar surnames: Woodside, Royse, Roscoe, Bonde, Burnside, Irons, Pride, Trone, Rouse

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Ironside Family Origin

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Ironside Family Occupations

What did your Ironside ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Agent For Varnish Factory

    13%
  • Carriage Maker

    13%
  • Civil Engineer

    13%

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Ironside Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ironside ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Ironside Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Ironside life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ironside in 1948 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

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