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

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  • Blacksmith

    43%
  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Tarloress

    14%

In 1881, the most common Faris occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 43% of Faris's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Faris family was Tarloress. Blacksmith, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faris.

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Faris Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Faris

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