Burris Family History

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Burris Name Meaning

English: variant of Burrows. Possibly an altered form of German Börries or Borr(i)es (see Burress).

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

Similar surnames: Burriss, Borris, Burrus, Burros, Burri, Burres, Murrin, Burry, Barris

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Burris Family Origin

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Burris Family Occupations

What did your Burris ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Coal Hewer Heavy Worker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Burris. 3% of Burris men worked as a Coal Hewer Heavy Worker and 52% of Burris women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burris were Aircraft Electrician and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Coal Hewer Heavy Worker
  • Commercial Traveller
  • Retired
  • Aircraft Electrician

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Cook
  • Domestic
  • Domestic Servant

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

Burris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 88,000 census records available for the last name Burris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burris 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Burris. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Burris. For the veterans among your Burris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burris Life Expectancy

What is the average Burris lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Burris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Burris in 1942 was 24, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burris

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burris ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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