Ira Name Meaning

Origin uncertain: perhaps of Basque origin, a topographic name for someone living in a bracken-covered region, from Basque ira ‘bracken’.

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


Similar surnames: Ida, Mira, Cira, Inda, Lira, Raz, Pla, Hora, Kirk, Pita

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Ira Family Origin

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Ira Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Baker

    6%
  • Barber

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Ira occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Ira's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ira. A less common occupation for the Ira family was Barber.

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Ira Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Ira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ira in 1950 was 53, and 100 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ira

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