Faris Name Meaning

Variant of Irish and Scottish Ferris. Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic faris ‘horseman’, ‘knight’. Compare Fares.

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


Similar surnames: Fares, Farid, Farris, Fariss, Faries, Karis, Caris, Paris, Farish

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Faris Family Origin

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Faris Family Occupations

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  • Labourer In Copperwork

    13%
  • Assistant Schoolmaster

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Boot Binder

    6%

In 1881, Labourer In Copperwork, Assistant Schoolmaster and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faris. A less common occupation for the Faris family was Boot Binder. The most common Faris occupation in the UK was Labourer In Copperwork. 13% of Faris's were Labourer In Copperworks.

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Faris Historical Records

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Faris Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Faris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Faris in 1943 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faris

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