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

Where is the Corris family from?

Corris Family Occupations

What did your Corris ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Corris family was Iron Miner. The most common Corris occupation in the UK was Farmer. 16% of Corris's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and Lead Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corris.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Lead Miner

  • Iron Miner


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

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corris

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corris 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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