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Origins of the Iredale surname

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About the Iredales

We have a total number of 9837 records for people with the last name Iredale.

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Where do most Iredales live?

In 1921, most Iredales lived in Yorkshire.

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Interesting facts about Iredales

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 8,920 records for the Iredale surname. The oldest one dates back to 1820.

Who were Iredales most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Iredale first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Iredales

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Iredales in 1921
Woollen Weaver




Worsted Spinner


Living On Own Means




Common Male occupations for Iredales in 1921
Cloth Dresser


Woollen Weaver




Cloth Finisher


Coal Miner


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