Caris Family History

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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

Where is the Caris family from?

Caris Family Occupations

What did your Caris ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Gen Lab

  • Labourer General

  • Railway Drayman

  • Sc Teacher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Caris ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Caris Historical Records

What Caris family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Caris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caris 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 Caris. 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 727 military records available for the last name Caris. For the veterans among your Caris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Caris Life Expectancy

What is the average Caris lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caris

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Caris 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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