Maris Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Mares 2. Dutch: variant of Mares 3. Dutch and Belgian (van Maris): habitational name for someone from Merris in French Flanders or possibly from Maris in Dutch Limburg. Greek: probably a metronymic from the female personal name Maria.

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

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Maris Family Origin

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Maris Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

In 1880, the most common Maris occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Maris's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Maris family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maris.

Source: Census data for Maris | Data not to scale

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Maris Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Maris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Maris in 1962 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maris

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