Irigoyen Family History

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Irigoyen Name Meaning

Basque: habitational name from Irigoyen in Gipuzkoa province or a topographic name from Basque iri ‘village’ + goi ‘superior’, ‘upper’.

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


Similar surnames: Regen, Briones, Irion, Rieben, Imboden, Rigby, Prien, Toivonen, Ragen

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Irigoyen Family Origin

Where is the Irigoyen family from?

Irigoyen Family Occupations

What did your Irigoyen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Timber Faller and Caddy Wrapper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Irigoyen. 15% of Irigoyen men worked as a Timber Faller and 25% of Irigoyen women worked as a Caddy Wrapper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Irigoyen were Auto Electrician and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Timber Faller
    15%
  • Accountant
    8%
  • Apprentice Cabinet Maker
    8%
  • Auto Electrician
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Caddy Wrapper
    25%
  • Manager
    25%
  • Proprietor
    25%
  • Secretary
    25%

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

Irigoyen Historical Records

What Irigoyen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 997 census records available for the last name Irigoyen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Irigoyen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Irigoyen. 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 128 military records available for the last name Irigoyen. For the veterans among your Irigoyen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Irigoyen Life Expectancy

What is the average Irigoyen lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Irigoyen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Irigoyen in 1949 was 46, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Irigoyen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Irigoyen 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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