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Burris Family History

Burris Name Meaning
English: variant of Burrows.Possibly an altered form of German Börries or Borr(i)es (see Burress).

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

633,580 Historical Documents with Burris on Ancestry.com
128,496 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
19,633 Military Records
3,620 Immigration Records
83,904 Census and Voter Lists
397,927 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Burris Families

  • Number of Burris families
     116 - 229
     39 - 115
     1 - 38
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Burris families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Burris families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Burris census records

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Burris Family Origin

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Burris Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Burris

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Burris Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Burris census records

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Burris Civil War Service Records

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