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Irvine Name Meaning

Scottish, also common in northern Ireland: habitational name from Irvine in Ayrshire, which is named from a Celtic river, Welsh ir, yr ‘green’, ‘fresh’ + afon ‘water’. There has been much confusion with Irving and Irwin.

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


Similar surnames: Irving, Irvin, Grine, Irwin, Raine, Vine, Rhine, Girvin, Irish

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Irvine Family Origin

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Irvine Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Knitter

    2%

In 1881, the most common Irvine occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Irvine's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Irvine. A less common occupation for the Irvine family was Knitter.

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Irvine Historical Records

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Irvine Life Expectancy

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