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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


Similar surnames: Irving, Irvin, Grine, Irwin, Raine, Vine, Rhine, Girvin, Irish

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Irvine Family Origin

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Irvine Family Occupations

What did your Irvine ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Irvine.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    3%

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Irvine Historical Records

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

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Irvine Life Expectancy

What is the average Irvine lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Irvine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Irvine in 1943 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

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