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Makris Name Meaning

Greek: nickname for a tall man, from Greek makri ‘tall’ (ancient Greek makros ‘long’). It is often found in combination with a personal name, e.g. Makrigiannis ‘tall John’, Makrilias ‘tall Elias’, Makrimikhalis ‘tall Michael’.

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


Similar surnames: Maras, Macri, Maris, Makos, Marie, Mari, Manis, Harris, Martis, Makin

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Makris Family Origin

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Makris Family Occupations

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Makris Historical Records

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Makris Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Makris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Makris in 1955 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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