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Corliss Name Meaning

English: nickname for a carefree person, from Old English carleas (a compound of caru ‘grief’, ‘care’ + leas ‘free from’, ‘without’).

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


Similar surnames: Cornish, Curtis, Corbin, Corless, Bayliss, Cross, Cordes, Collins

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Corliss Family Origin

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Corliss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    80%
  • Farmers Son

    13%
  • Mill Owner

    7%

In 1881, the most common Corliss occupation in Canada was Farmer. 80% of Corliss's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Corliss family was Mill Owner. Farmer and Farmers Son were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Corliss.

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Corliss Life Expectancy

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