Barris Family History

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Barris Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Barras.

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


Similar surnames: Farris, Barrus, Baris, Parris, Marris, Carris, Barras, Burris, Borris

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Barris Family Origin

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Barris Family Occupations

What did your Barris ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Barris occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Barris's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Barris family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Barris.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Barris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barris 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Barris. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Barris. For the veterans among your Barris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barris Life Expectancy

What is the average Barris lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Barris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Barris in 1956 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Barris

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Barris 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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