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Aris Family History

Aris Name Meaning

French: unexplained. Galician: probably a habitational name from a place called Aris in Galicia. Latvian: from the personal name Arijs.

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


Similar surnames: Ares, Maris, Aries, Paris, Aros, Oris, Baris, Arias, Avis, Artis

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Where is the Aris family from?

You can see how Aris families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aris family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Aris families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Aris family living in Maryland. This was about 25% of all the recorded Aris's in USA. Maryland and 3 other states had the highest population of Aris families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aris surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aris ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Aris. 48% of Aris men worked as a Laborer and 46% of Aris women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aris were New Worker and Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    48%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Traveling Salesman
    8%
  • New Worker
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    46%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Sales Clerk
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Aris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Aris census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Aris. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Aris. For the veterans among your Aris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aris lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Aris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Aris in 1961 was 44, and 69 in 2004.

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