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

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

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

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Ivory Historical Records

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Ivory Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ivory

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