Faris Family History

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Faris Name Meaning

Variant of Irish and Scottish Ferris. Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic faris ‘horseman’, ‘knight’. Compare Fares.

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


Similar surnames: Fares, Farid, Farris, Fariss, Faries, Karis, Caris, Paris, Farish

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Faris Family Origin

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Faris Family Occupations

What did your Faris ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Faris. 29% of Faris men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Faris women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Faris were Laborer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Labourer
    11%
  • Farming
    9%
  • Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Nurse
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Domestic Servant
    8%

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

Faris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Faris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Faris census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Faris. 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 Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Faris. For the veterans among your Faris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Faris Life Expectancy

What is the average Faris lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Faris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Faris in 1943 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faris

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