Marris Family History

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Marris Name Meaning

English: variant of Mares 2. Dutch: variant of Mares 3.

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

Similar surnames: Maris, Merris, Farris, Parris, Morris, Barris, Carris, Marrs, Moris

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Marris Family Origin

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Marris Family Occupations

What did your Marris ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Marris occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Marris's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Marris family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marris.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Marris ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Marris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 87,000 census records available for the last name Marris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marris census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Marris. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Marris. For the veterans among your Marris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marris Life Expectancy

What is the average Marris lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Marris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Marris in 1955 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Marris

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Marris ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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