Kairis Family History

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Kairis Name Meaning

Lithuanian (Kairys) and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname from Lithuanian kairys ‘left-handed’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Kajry (Kairiai), a village in Lithuania, or a nickname for a left-handed person, ‘left’. Greek: of uncertain etymology. In Crete it is a nickname for a stingy or avaricious person. It may also be a nickname from Turkish kahir ‘rage’ or ‘sorrow’, a word of Arabic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Karas, Baris, Sarris, Harris, Kalis, Kassis, Garis, Karim, Kouris

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Kairis Family Origin

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Kairis Family Occupations

What did your Kairis ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, flesher Fur Dresser and Home Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Kairis. 17% of Kairis men worked as a flesher Fur Dresser and 34% of Kairis women worked as a Home Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kairis were Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • flesher Fur Dresser
    17%
  • Fur Skin Hand Flesher
    17%
  • Hotel Chief
    17%
  • Incapacitated
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Home Duties
    34%
  • Npaid Domestic Dutie
    34%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%

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

Kairis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 892 census records available for the last name Kairis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kairis 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 918 immigration records available for the last name Kairis. 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 395 military records available for the last name Kairis. For the veterans among your Kairis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kairis Life Expectancy

What is the average Kairis lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kairis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Kairis in 1957 was 32, and 82 in 2004.

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