Corliss Family History

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Corliss Name Meaning

English: nickname for a carefree person, from Old English carleas (a compound of caru ‘grief’, ‘care’ + leas ‘free from’, ‘without’).

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


Similar surnames: Cornish, Curtis, Corbin, Corless, Bayliss, Cross, Cordes, Collins

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Corliss Family Origin

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Corliss Family Occupations

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  • Gen Lab

    25%
  • Grocer

    25%
  • Housework

    25%
  • Tailer & Draper

    25%

In 1881, Gen Lab, Grocer and Housework were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corliss. The most common Corliss occupation in the UK was Gen Lab. 25% of Corliss's were Gen Labs. A less common occupation for the Corliss family was Tailer & Draper.

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Corliss Historical Records

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Corliss Life Expectancy

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