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

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In 1880, the most common Kairis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Kairis's were Farmers.

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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

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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

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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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