Addis Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Addis Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Addy, a pet form of Adam.

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

Similar surnames: Addie, Adkins, Addison, Ades, Adams, Aldis, Allis, Adie, Edds, Andris

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.


Addis Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Addis name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Addis. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

Explore the full experience here
  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


  • Italy


Your own DNA-based ethnicity estimate will differ from what you see here. To get your personalized ethnicity estimate, order an AncestryDNA® kit.order an AncestryDNA® kit.

Order a DNA Kit Today

Addis Family Origin

Where is the Addis family from?

Addis Family Occupations

What did your Addis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Addis occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Addis's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and F. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Addis. A less common occupation for the Addis family was Son.

View Census data for Addis | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • F.

  • Son


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

Addis Historical Records

What Addis family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Addis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Addis census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Addis

Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Addis. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Addis immigration records

Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Addis. For the veterans among your Addis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Addis military records

You've only scratched the surface of Addis family history.

Addis Life Expectancy

What is the average Addis lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Addis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Addis in 1946 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Addis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Addis 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.

Famous Addis Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name