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Burriss 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: Burris, Burress, Burruss, Borris, Burrus, Burrous, Burros, Barrish

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Burriss Family Origin

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Burriss Family Occupations

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  • Farm Labourer

    33%
  • Laboror

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%

In 1881, the most common Burriss occupation in Canada was Farm Labourer. 33% of Burriss's were Farm Labourers. A less common occupation for the Burriss family was Labourer. Farm Labourer and Laboror were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Burriss.

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Burriss Historical Records

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Burriss Life Expectancy

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