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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Irey

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Alt. Meaning

I is for infinite, are your possibilities

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons With the Last Name Irey

Elmer was born in 1888. He died on July 19th, 1948.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Irey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Irey U.S.
  White 95.25% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.96% 16.26%

Of Last Name Irey

People with the last name Irey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Irey

  • How Popular is the name Irey? Irey is the 79,218th most popular name of all time. As a last name Irey was the 25,518th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Irey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Irey in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Irey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Irey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Irey is Monday, January 9th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Irey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Irey was in 1915 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Irey: Your name in reverse order is Yeri. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yier. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Irey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 968 people with the last name Irey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Irey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Irey as their last name since less than 1 person in 303k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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