Baris Family History

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Baris Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained. Perhaps a habitational name for someone from Paris, France, or perhaps more likely a nickname for someone who had trading links with the city. Albanian, Italian (of Albanian origin), and Greek: occupational name from Albanian bari ‘goatherd’, ‘shepherd’. Perhaps also Jewish, a variant of Barish. Possibly an altered spelling of English Barras.

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

Similar surnames: Bareis, Maris, Paris, Bares, Garis, Balis, Banis, Barrs, Bari, Caris

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Baris Family Origin

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Baris Family Occupations

What did your Baris ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Baris occupation in Canada was Backsmith. 25% of Baris's were Backsmiths. A less common occupation for the Baris family was Farmer Son. Backsmith, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Baris.

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  • Backsmith

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Farmer Son


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

Baris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Baris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baris 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Baris. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 417 military records available for the last name Baris. For the veterans among your Baris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baris Life Expectancy

What is the average Baris lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Baris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Baris in 1963 was 79, and 61 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Baris 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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