Burriss Family History

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Burriss 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: Burris, Burress, Burruss, Borris, Burrus, Burrous, Burros, Barrish

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Burriss Family Origin

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Burriss Family Occupations

What did your Burriss ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Store Keeper Food Factory and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Burriss. 5% of Burriss men worked as an Assistant Store Keeper Food Factory and 56% of Burriss women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burriss were Carperter and Domestic Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Store Keeper Food Factory
  • Builders Costs accounts Clerk
  • Builders Labourer
  • Carperter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Acting Housekeeper
  • Companion help
  • Domestic Assistant

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

Burriss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Burriss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burriss 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 431 immigration records available for the last name Burriss. 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 Burriss. For the veterans among your Burriss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burriss Life Expectancy

What is the average Burriss lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Burriss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Burriss in 1950 was 27, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burriss

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