Byron Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Byram in West Yorkshire or Byrom in Lancashire, both named with Old English b¯rum ‘at the cattle sheds’, dative plural of b¯re ‘byre’. This name and the variants Biron and Biram have occasionally been adopted as Jewish surnames, presumably as Americanized forms of Jewish names that cannot now be identified.

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


Similar surnames: Baron, Biron, Boron, Buron, Barton, Brin, Buren, Burton, Moron, Beron

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Byron Family Origin

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Byron Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Byron occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Byron's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byron. A less common occupation for the Byron family was Annuitant.

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Between 1945 and 2004, Byron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Byron in 1945 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byron

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