Annis Family History

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Annis Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English female personal name Annes, Old French Anes, vernacular form of Late Latin Agnes, which is in turn an adaptation of the Greek name Hagne ‘pure’, ‘holy’. St. Agnes was a virgin martyr, one of those who suffered under the persecutions of Diocletian in 303 ad. Her name was associated by folk etymology with Latin agnus ‘lamb’, and in medieval art she is often depicted with a lamb (the lamb of God).

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


Similar surnames: Dennis, Danis, Artis, Anna, Anania, Annese, Bennis, Anthis, Atnip

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Annis Family Origin

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Annis Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • School

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Clerk

    5%

In 1881, the most common Annis occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Annis's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Annis family was Clerk. Farmer, School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Annis.

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Annis Historical Records

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Annis Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Annis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Annis in 1944 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Annis

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