Morriss Family History

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Morriss Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Morris 1.

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


Similar surnames: Morrish, Morris, Morrisson, Moris, Morss, Harriss, Morrice, Morrill

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Morriss Family Origin

Where is the Morriss family from?

Morriss Family Occupations

What did your Morriss ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Morriss occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Morriss's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morriss. A less common occupation for the Morriss family was Farmer.

View Census data for Morriss | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Morriss ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Morriss Historical Records

What Morriss family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Morriss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morriss 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Morriss. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Morriss. For the veterans among your Morriss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Morriss Life Expectancy

What is the average Morriss lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Morriss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Morriss in 1944 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Morriss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Morriss 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.

Famous Morriss Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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