Ivory Family History

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Ivory Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Ivry-la-Bataille in Eure, northern France. Scottish: when not of the same origin as 1, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iamharach (see McIver).

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

Similar surnames: Ivey, Lory, Ivery, Goy, Flory, Avery, Mory, Amory, Gory, Overy

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Ivory Family Origin

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Ivory Family Occupations

What did your Ivory ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Coal Miner


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ivory ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ivory Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Ivory. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ivory 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ivory. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Ivory. For the veterans among your Ivory ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ivory Life Expectancy

What is the average Ivory lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Ivory life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Ivory in 1945 was 36, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ivory

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ivory 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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