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Irvine Name Meaning

Scottish, also common in northern Ireland: habitational name from Irvine in Ayrshire, which is named from a Celtic river, Welsh ir, yr ‘green’, ‘fresh’ + afon ‘water’. There has been much confusion with Irving and Irwin.

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

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Irvine Family Origin

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Irvine Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Irvine. The most common Irvine occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Irvine's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Irvine family was Farming.

Source: Census data for Irvine | Data not to scale

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Irvine Life Expectancy

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