Kouris Family History

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Kouris Name Meaning

Greek: topographic name for someone who lived in a forest, from northern Greek kouri ‘small forest’ or Aromanian curie ‘forest’, both from Turkish koru ‘small forest’.

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

Similar surnames: Bourns, Kruis, Norris, Loris, Bouras, Kairis, Kolis, Doris, Juris

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Kouris Family Origin

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Kouris Family Occupations

What did your Kouris ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Inspector were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kouris. 15% of Kouris men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Kouris women worked as an Inspector. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kouris were Proprietor and Sorter

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • Driller
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Inspector
  • Seamstress
  • Shipping
  • Sorter

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

Kouris Historical Records

What Kouris family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 445 census records available for the last name Kouris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kouris 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 379 immigration records available for the last name Kouris. 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 119 military records available for the last name Kouris. For the veterans among your Kouris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kouris Life Expectancy

What is the average Kouris lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Kouris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kouris in 1949 was 53, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kouris

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kouris 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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