Ironside Family History

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Ironside Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place in the parish of New Deer in Aberdeenshire. This was probably named with the Old English elements earn ‘eagle’ + side ‘side’ (of a hill). English: possibly from Middle English irenside (Old English iren ‘iron’ + side ‘side’), a nickname for an iron-clad warrior. The best-known bearer of this nickname (not as a surname) was Edmund Ironside, who was briefly king of England in 1016.

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


Similar surnames: Woodside, Royse, Roscoe, Bonde, Burnside, Irons, Pride, Trone, Rouse

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Ironside Family Origin

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Ironside Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Engineer

    7%
  • Farmer Son

    7%

In 1881, Farmer, Butcher and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ironside. The most common Ironside occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Ironside's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ironside family was Farmer Son.

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Ironside Historical Records

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Ironside Life Expectancy

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