Fariss Family History

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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

What did your Fariss ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Farming

    15%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%

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

Fariss Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fariss Life Expectancy

What is the average Fariss lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Fariss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fariss in 1943 was 20, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fariss

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fariss 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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