Terris Family History

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Terris Name Meaning

Scottish (Fife): habitational name from Tarras in Morayshire. Catalan: from a personal name derived from the Germanic name Theodoric, composed of the elements þeudo- ‘people’, ‘race’ + ric. See also Terry 1.

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


Similar surnames: Terres, Terry, Ferris, Harris, Gerrits, Perris, Terra, Norris, Berrio

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Terris Family Origin

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Terris Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    18%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Mariner

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Terris family was Blacksmith. The most common Terris occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 18% of Terris's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Labourer and Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Terris.

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Terris Historical Records

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Terris Life Expectancy

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