Barris Family History

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Barris Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Barras.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Farris, Barrus, Baris, Parris, Marris, Carris, Barras, Burris, Borris

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Barris Family Origin

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Barris Family Occupations

What did your Barris ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chauffeur and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Barris. 75% of Barris women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chauffeur

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
  • Bank Clerk
  • Private Means

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Barris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Barris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barris census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barris. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Barris. For the veterans among your Barris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barris Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Barris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Barris in 1956 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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