Fereday Family History

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Fereday Name Meaning

Irish (Galway): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearadhaigh (see Ferry). English: from the Old English personal name Fæger ‘fair’ + d?ge ‘servant’, hence ‘servant of (a man called) Fair’.

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


Similar surnames: Friday, Ferran, Fray, Reda, Furey, Loveday, Freda, Sereda, Ferebee

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Fereday Family Origin

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Fereday Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Bricklayer

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, the most common Fereday occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 11% of Fereday's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Bricklayer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fereday. A less common occupation for the Fereday family was Annuitant.

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Fereday Historical Records

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