Oris Family History

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Oris Name Meaning

topographic name from Old French horis, a hill name. from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ald ‘old’ + ric ‘power’, ‘rule’.

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

Similar surnames: Boris, Oros, Doris, Aris, Ris, Loris, Orio, Ori, Bois, Orr

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Oris Family Origin

Where is the Oris family from?

Oris Family Occupations

What did your Oris ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Oris occupation in the UK was Ag Lbr. 33% of Oris's were Ag Lbrs. Ag Lbr and Collector Of Rates were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Oris. A less common occupation for the Oris family was Housekeeper.

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  • Ag Lbr

  • Collector Of Rates

  • Housekeeper


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

Oris Historical Records

What Oris family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Oris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Oris 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 587 immigration records available for the last name Oris. 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 795 military records available for the last name Oris. For the veterans among your Oris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Oris Life Expectancy

What is the average Oris lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Oris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Oris in 1961 was 59, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oris

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Oris 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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