Caris Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Carras. Dutch: from a reduced form of the Greek personal name Makarios (see Macario). Americanized spelling of German Karas, Gareis, or Gehres.

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


Similar surnames: Karis, Paris, Maris, Baris, Cords, Carris, Chris, Garis, Laris, Mars

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Caris Family Origin

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Caris Family Occupations

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  • Gen Lab

    20%
  • Labourer General

    20%
  • Railway Drayman

    20%
  • Sc Teacher

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Caris family was Sc Teacher. Gen Lab, Labourer General and Railway Drayman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caris. The most common Caris occupation in the UK was Gen Lab. 20% of Caris's were Gen Labs.

Source: Census data for Caris | Data not to scale

Caris Historical Records

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Caris Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, Caris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Caris in 1942 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caris

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