Kriss Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Swiss German Kries, Alemannic form of Kirsch ‘cherry’.

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


Similar surnames: Krise, Kress, Kries, Krist, Kniss, Risi, Ris, Kiss, Kritz, Kribs

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Kriss Family Origin

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Kriss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Harness Maker

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kriss family was Laborer. The most common Kriss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Kriss's were Farmers. Farmer, Harness Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kriss.

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Kriss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Kriss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kriss in 1953 was 47, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kriss

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