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Corris Name Meaning

Manx: probably a reduced form of Gaelic Mac Fheorais ‘son of Feoras’, Gaelic form of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Piers (see Pierce). Compare Bermingham.

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


Similar surnames: Morris, Corrin, Orris, Corrie, Borris, Ferris, Currie, Dorries

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Where is the Corris family from?

You can see how Corris families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Corris family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Corris families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 18 Corris families living in Ontario. This was about 64% of all the recorded Corris's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Corris families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Corris surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Corris ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Corris. 50% of Corris men worked as a Labourer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
    50%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    25%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Corris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corris census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Corris. 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 Cards

There are 637 military records available for the last name Corris. For the veterans among your Corris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Corris lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Corris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Corris in 1964 was 79, and 86 in 2004.

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