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Origins of the Ives surname

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About the Iveses

We have a total number of 41996 records for people with the last name Ives.

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Where do most Iveses live?

In 1921, most Iveses lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Iveses

How common is your surname?

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

We have 36,900 records for the Ives surname. The oldest one dates back to 1194.

Who were Iveses most likely to marry?

Ives Or Eiues Or Ieves Or Iue Or Iues Or Ivys

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Smiths

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Iveses.

What are the most common Ives first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Ives family members

Common jobs for Iveses

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

Common Female occupations for Iveses in 1921
Dressmaker

160

Laundress

145

General Servant Domestic

96

Domestic Servant

82

Charwoman

75

Common Male occupations for Iveses in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

222

General Labourer

129

Butcher

118

Carpenter

108

Blacksmith

100

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