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Irland Name Meaning

Variant of English and Scottish Ireland or Scandinavian Erland.

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


Similar surnames: Ireland, Irelan, Morland, Arand, Apland, Kirkland, Roland, Orland

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Irland Family Origin

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Irland Family Occupations

What did your Irland ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Journalier

    14%
  • Shoemaker

    14%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Irland family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Carpenter and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Irland. The most common Irland occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Irland's were Farmers.

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Irland Historical Records

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Irland Life Expectancy

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