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Fariss Name Meaning

Variant of Irish and Scottish Ferris.

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


Similar surnames: Faris, Farish, Faries, Ferriss, Forish, Farris, Fails, Farrish

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Fariss Family Origin

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Fariss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fariss. A less common occupation for the Fariss family was Keeping House. The most common Fariss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Fariss's were Farmers.

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Fariss Life Expectancy

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