Karis Family History

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Karis Name Meaning

variant of Karas. from Karius, a reduced form of the personal name Makarios (see Macario).

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


Similar surnames: Caris, Kares, Paris, Karas, Kari, Faris, Maris, Kalis, Ris, Kaps

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Karis Family Origin

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Karis Family Occupations

What did your Karis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Karis. 32% of Karis men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Karis women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Karis were Proprietor and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Cook
    8%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Housework
    15%

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

Karis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Karis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karis 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 560 immigration records available for the last name Karis. 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 692 military records available for the last name Karis. For the veterans among your Karis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karis Life Expectancy

What is the average Karis lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Karis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Karis in 1948 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

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