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Burris Name Meaning

English: variant of Burrows. Possibly an altered form of German Börries or Borr(i)es (see Burress).

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


Similar surnames: Burriss, Borris, Burrus, Burros, Burri, Burres, Murrin, Burry, Barris

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Burris Family Origin

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Burris Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Not Given

    10%
  • Going To School

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, the most common Burris occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Burris's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Burris family was Carpenter. Farmer, Not Given and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burris.

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Burris Historical Records

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Burris Life Expectancy

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