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Armour Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: from Middle English, Old French armure, blended with the agent noun armer (see Armer), hence an occupational name for a maker of arms and armor. The collective noun armure denoted offensive weapons as well as the more recently specialized sense of protective gear.

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


Similar surnames: Armer, Barbour, Arthur, Harbour, Arbour, Armor, Larmour, Prior

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Armour Family Origin

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Armour Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Clerk

    5%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Armour. A less common occupation for the Armour family was Laborer. The most common Armour occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Armour's were Farmers.

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Armour Life Expectancy

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