Caris Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Carras. Dutch: from a reduced form of the Greek personal name Makarios (see Macario). Americanized spelling of German Karas, Gareis, or Gehres.

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


Similar surnames: Karis, Paris, Maris, Baris, Cords, Carris, Chris, Garis, Laris, Mars

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Caris Family Origin

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Caris Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Stone Mason

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Caris. A less common occupation for the Caris family was Laborer. The most common Caris occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Caris's were Farmers.

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Caris Historical Records

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Caris Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Caris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Caris in 1942 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Caris

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