Iyer grooms belong to Tamil Brahmin community and their origin is Tamil Nadu / Puducherry. At present, most of Iyers migrated from their native villages and settled in major cities / towns in Tamilnadu and other states like Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai / Pune, Delhi, Coimbatore, Trichi, Palakkad, Kochi and Kolkatta. Also many Iyer families are settling in United States of America (USA), Canada, United Kingdom (UK) / Germany, UAE, Australia and other countries for their educational / occupational needs.
Tamil Iyers, once were priests, great scholars, preachers / advisers, astrologers, legal professionals, good positions in Government sectors. In modern society they are employed in private / corporate sectors and software companies, after obtaining higher qualifications in Administration/Management, Accounting/Auditing, Software/Computer Applications, Engineering, Medicine etc.