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what does the name iron mean

'Iron' has several meanings: as an adjective, 1. extremely robust; as a verb, 1. press and smooth with a heated iron; and as a noun, 1. a heavy ductile magnetic metallic element; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament; plays a role in the transport of oxygen by the blood; 2. a golf club that has a relatively narrow metal head; 3. implement used to brand live stock; 4. home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth.