Ireton Family History

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Ireton Name Meaning

habitational name from either of two places in Derbyshire called Ireton, or one in North Yorkshire called Irton. All of these are named from the genitive case of Old Norse Íri ‘Irishmen’ (see Ireland) + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. habitational name from Irton in Cumbria, named from the old river name Irt, which is of uncertain origin, + Old English tun.

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


Similar surnames: Keeton, Preston, Orton, Ruston, Kirton, Cureton, Brenton, Litton

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Ireton Family Origin

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Ireton Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    19%
  • Cotton Weaver

    13%
  • Dyers Lab

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Cotton Weaver and Dyers Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ireton. A less common occupation for the Ireton family was Farm Laborer. The most common Ireton occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 19% of Ireton's were Agricultural Labourers.

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