Irion Family History

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Irion Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Irion, more usually known in the form Gereon, which was the name of a medieval martyr.

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

Similar surnames: Irmen, Biron, Ipson, Erion, Sion, Prior, Fron, Brin, Zion, Ardon

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Irion Family Origin

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Irion Family Occupations

What did your Irion ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Irion family was Cigar Maker. The most common Irion occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Irion's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Irion.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Hand

  • Cigar Maker


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Irion Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Irion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Irion 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Irion. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Irion. For the veterans among your Irion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Irion Life Expectancy

What is the average Irion lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Irion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Irion in 1958 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Irion 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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