Burriss Family History

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Burriss 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

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Burriss Family Origin

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Burriss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Burriss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Burriss's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burriss family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burriss.

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Burriss Historical Records

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Burriss Life Expectancy

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