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Airis Family History

Airis Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Kairis, Aris, Boris, April, Paris, Harris, Arras, Idris, Annis, Duris

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Where is the Airis family from?

You can see how Airis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Airis family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Airis families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 8 Airis families living in Wisconsin. This was about 73% of all the recorded Airis's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Airis families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Airis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Airis ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Airis ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 183 census records available for the last name Airis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Airis 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 27 immigration records available for the last name Airis. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 42 military records available for the last name Airis. For the veterans among your Airis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Airis lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2004, in the United States, Airis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Airis in 1970 was 83, and 77 in 2004.

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