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Origins of the Ivory surname

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About the Ivorys

We have a total number of 8189 records for people with the last name Ivory.

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Where do most Ivorys live?

In 1921, most Ivorys lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Ivorys

How common is your surname?

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

We have 6,370 records for the Ivory surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Ivorys most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Ivorys.

What are the most common Ivory first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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

Common jobs for Ivorys

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

Common Female occupations for Ivorys in 1921
Dressmaker

30

Straw Plaiter

27

Housekeeper

19

Domestic Servant

16

Laundress

15

Common Male occupations for Ivorys in 1921
Coal Miner

39

Carpenter

38

Agricultural Labourer

28

Bricklayer

28

Farmer

28

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