Carris Family History

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Carris Name Meaning

English variant spelling of Carras. Portuguese: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Leiria, so named with the plural of carril ‘thoroughfare’ (from Latin carrile).

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

Similar surnames: Carras, Caris, Garris, Carlin, Farris, Carrico, Harris, Barros

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Carris Family Origin

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Carris Family Occupations

What did your Carris ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, (retired) Wholesale Smallows and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Carris. 2% of Carris men worked as a (retired) Wholesale Smallows and 45% of Carris women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carris were Builders Labourer and keeber

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • (retired) Wholesale Smallows
  • Barmanyer
  • Builder Contractor
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • House Duties Unpaid
  • keeber

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

Carris Historical Records

What Carris family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Carris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carris 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 Carris. 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 832 military records available for the last name Carris. For the veterans among your Carris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carris Life Expectancy

What is the average Carris lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Carris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Carris in 1944 was 34, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carris

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carris 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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