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Ireson Family History

Ireson Surname Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Ireton with an intrusive -s- to give Ireston which has then been shortened to Ireson.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Iveson, Ireton, Creason, Treon, Reason, Preston, Gregson, Irelan

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Where is the Ireson family from?

You can see how Ireson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ireson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ireson families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 125 Ireson families living in Northamptonshire. This was about 16% of all the recorded Ireson's in United Kingdom. Northamptonshire had the highest population of Ireson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ireson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ireson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Ireson. 30% of Ireson men worked as a General Labourer and 77% of Ireson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ireson were Incapacitated and Incapacitated. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    30%
  • Bricklayer
    16%
  • Farm Labourer
    12%
  • Incapacitated
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    77%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ireson. For the veterans among your Ireson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ireson lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ireson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Ireson in 1949 was 61, and 73 in 2004.

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