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Laris Name Meaning

Spanish (from Basque): from Basque Lariz ‘oak’, topographic name for someone who lived by an oak wood or habitational name from Lariz in Bilbao province. Polish: Americanized form of Larysz (see Larish).

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


Similar surnames: Larish, Paris, Baris, Larios, Maris, Lais, Lares, Caris, Aris, Lazio

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Where is the Laris family from?

You can see how Laris families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laris family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Laris families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Laris families living in Florida. This was about 30% of all the recorded Laris's in the USA. Florida had the highest population of Laris families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laris surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laris ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laris. 30% of Laris men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Laris women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laris were Salesman and Housekeeper.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    24%
  • Barber
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Teacher
    22%
  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Laris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laris census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 710 immigration records available for the last name Laris. 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 Cards

There are 193 military records available for the last name Laris. For the veterans among your Laris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laris lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Laris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Laris in 1955 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

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