Garriss Family History

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Garriss Name Meaning

German: variant of Gorris, Görres or Gareis, reduced forms of the Latin personal name Gregorius (see Gregory). It could also be a variant of the French Huguenot name Garrigues.

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


Similar surnames: Garris, Gareis, Garrick, Garis, Harris, Parrish, Sarris, Gargis

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Garriss Family Origin

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Garriss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garriss. The most common Garriss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Garriss's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Garriss family was Farm Laborer.

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Garriss Historical Records

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Garriss Life Expectancy

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