Kries Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kriese ‘cherry’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a seller of soft fruits or a topographic name for someone who lived near a cherry tree.

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


Similar surnames: Kies, Gries, Ries, Krier, Pries, Kroes, Fries, Krieg, Kruis, Priem

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Kries Family Origin

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Kries Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Police Officer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kries. The most common Kries occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kries's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kries family was Police Officer.

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Kries Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Kries life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Kries in 1961 was 73, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kries

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