Ferg Family History

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Ferg Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a ferryman, Middle High German verje, verge.

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

Similar surnames: Feig, Berg, Ufer, Fey, Ferger, Borg, Gerg, Farb, Serr, Bern

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Ferg Family Origin

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Ferg Family Occupations

What did your Ferg ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ferg. 32% of Ferg men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Ferg women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ferg were Machinist and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Hosiery
  • Bookkeeper

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

Ferg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ferg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferg 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 328 immigration records available for the last name Ferg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 772 military records available for the last name Ferg. For the veterans among your Ferg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferg Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferg lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ferg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Ferg in 1963 was 69, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferg ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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