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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


Similar surnames: Burriss, Borris, Burrus, Burros, Burri, Burres, Murrin, Burry, Barris

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Burris Family Origin

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Burris Family Occupations

What did your Burris ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Burris family was Keeping House. The most common Burris occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Burris's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burris.

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Burris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Burris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burris 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 Burris. 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 Burris. For the veterans among your Burris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burris Life Expectancy

What is the average Burris lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Burris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Burris in 1942 was 24, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burris

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burris 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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