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Parris Family History

Parris Name Meaning
English (Kent): variant of Parrish.French: variant of Paris 1.

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

405,884 Historical Documents with Parris on Ancestry.com
79,960 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
10,248 Military Records
6,714 Immigration Records
53,887 Census and Voter Lists
255,075 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Parris Families

  • Number of Parris families
     49 - 95
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Parris families
     106 - 210
     36 - 105
     1 - 35
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Parris families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Parris census records

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Parris Family Origin

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Parris Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Parris

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Parris Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Parris census records

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Parris Civil War Service Records

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