Criss Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gries.

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


Similar surnames: Crisp, Crist, Cress, Crass, Riss, Crise, Crites, Caris, Niss, Crite

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Criss Family Origin

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Criss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Dressmaker

    13%
  • Farmer Son

    13%
  • Fisherman

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Criss family was Fisherman. The most common Criss occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Criss's were Farmers. Farmer, Dressmaker and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Criss.

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Criss Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Criss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Criss in 1943 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Criss

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