Chriss Family History

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Chriss Name Meaning

English: variant of Crist.

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


Similar surnames: Christ, Chrisp, Crist, Ghrist, Curtiss, Caris, Caress, Burriss

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Chriss Family Origin

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Chriss Family Occupations

What did your Chriss ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chriss family was Clerk In Dry Goods Store. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chriss. The most common Chriss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Chriss's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farming

    12%
  • Clerk In Dry Goods Store

    6%

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

Chriss Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Chriss Life Expectancy

What is the average Chriss lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Chriss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Chriss in 1952 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chriss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chriss 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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