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Sarris Name Meaning

Greek: nickname meaning ‘fair-haired’, ‘pale’, from a vocabulary word derived from Turkish sari ‘yellow’. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Sesaris, derived from Latin Caesarius, a saint’s name.

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

Similar surnames: Sari, Harris, Sarkis, Martis, Caris, Baris, Jarvis, Gabris, Kairis

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Where is the Sarris family from?

You can see how Sarris families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sarris family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Sarris families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 25 Sarris families living in Quebec. This was about 43% of all the recorded Sarris's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Sarris families in 1911.
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What did your Sarris ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Sarris. 39% of Sarris men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Cultivateur
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sarris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sarris census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Sarris. 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 Cards

There are 797 military records available for the last name Sarris. For the veterans among your Sarris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sarris lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Sarris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Sarris in 1950 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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