Percy Alfred Ireland

Male12 February 1896–

Brief Life History of Percy Alfred

Percy Alfred Ireland was born on 12 February 1896 as the son of Henry Alfred Ireland and Elizabeth Mary Ireland.

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Henry Alfred Ireland
Elizabeth Mary Ireland
Percy Alfred Ireland
1896–

Sources (1)

  • Percy Alfred Ireland, "Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"

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World Events (3)

1901

Age 5

First Federal election.

1901

Age 5

The Australian flag flown for the first time.

1901

Age 5

The Commonwealth of Australia is inaugurated.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: ethnic name denoting someone from Ireland, from Middle English Irland, Irlond, Erlond (Old English Īraland). The country gets its name from the genitive case of Old English Īras ‘Irishmen’ + land ‘land’. The stem Īr- is taken from the Celtic name for Ireland, Èriu, earlier Everiu. The Latin name was (H)ibernia. The surname is especially common in Liverpool, England, which has a large Irish population. Compare Irish .

Americanized form of Erland .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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