Corris Family History

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Corris Name Meaning

Manx: probably a reduced form of Gaelic Mac Fheorais ‘son of Feoras’, Gaelic form of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Piers (see Pierce). Compare Bermingham.

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


Similar surnames: Morris, Corrin, Orris, Corrie, Borris, Ferris, Currie, Dorries

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Corris Family Origin

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Corris Family Occupations

What did your Corris ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Corris. 40% of Corris men worked as a General Labourer and 89% of Corris women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Corris were Window Cleaner and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    40%
  • Engineers Labourer
    20%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Window Cleaner
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    89%
  • Retired
    4%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
    4%
  • Private Means
    4%

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

Corris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Corris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corris 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Corris. 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 637 military records available for the last name Corris. For the veterans among your Corris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corris Life Expectancy

What is the average Corris lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Corris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Corris in 1964 was 79, and 86 in 2004.

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