Irani Family History

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Irani Name Meaning

Muslim and Parsi: ethnic name for an Iranian, from Persian irani ‘of or relating to Iran’. This name is common in Gujarat and Bombay city.

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

Similar surnames: Virani, Rana, Pirani, Iwai, Sani, Brand, Radi, Imai, Rang, Rai

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Irani Family Origin

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Irani Family Occupations

What did your Irani ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ice Cream Vendor and Unpaid Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Irani. 43% of Irani men worked as an Ice Cream Vendor and 60% of Irani women worked as an Unpaid Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Irani were Unemployed (wine Drawer and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ice Cream Vendor
  • Architect
  • Film Artist
  • Unemployed (wine Drawer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Irani Historical Records

What Irani family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Irani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Irani census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 735 immigration records available for the last name Irani. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 117 military records available for the last name Irani. For the veterans among your Irani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Irani Life Expectancy

What is the average Irani lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Irani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Irani in 1962 was 85, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Irani

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Irani ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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