Maris Family History

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Maris Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Mares 2. Dutch: variant of Mares 3. Dutch and Belgian (van Maris): habitational name for someone from Merris in French Flanders or possibly from Maris in Dutch Limburg. Greek: probably a metronymic from the female personal name Maria.

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

Similar surnames: Baris, Marie, Mares, Mars, Matis, Marin, Paris, Caris, Manis, Marris

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Maris Family Origin

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Maris Family Occupations

What did your Maris ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Maris. 45% of Maris men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Maris women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maris were Manager and Saleswoman

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Engineer
  • Cultivateur
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Cultivateur
  • Saleslady
  • Saleswoman

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

Maris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Maris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maris 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Maris. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Maris. For the veterans among your Maris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maris Life Expectancy

What is the average Maris lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Maris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Maris in 1962 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

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