Ir Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Im, Mir, In, Ira, Bir, Ip, Sir, Ji, Lu, Qiu

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Ir Family Origin

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Ir Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ir ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Ir Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ir. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ir census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 404 immigration records available for the last name Ir. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 266 military records available for the last name Ir. For the veterans among your Ir ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ir Life Expectancy

What is the average Ir lifespan?

Between 1992 and 2004, in the United States, Ir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ir in 1992 was 73, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ir ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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