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

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Caris Family Occupations

What did your Caris ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Motor Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Caris. 58% of Caris women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Motor Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid House Duties
  • Private Means
  • Housekeeper

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

Caris Historical Records

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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.

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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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