Fergen Family History

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Fergen Name Meaning

German: probably from a shortened form of a compound name with Ferg, as for example Fergenheinz ‘Henry (son) of the ferryman’.

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


Similar surnames: Ferger, Ferren, Gergen, Ferge, Regen, Bergen, Bergey, Berge, Gerken

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Fergen Family Origin

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Fergen Family Occupations

What did your Fergen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fergen. 27% of Fergen men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Fergen women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fergen were Proprietor and School Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • School Teacher
    50%

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

Fergen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fergen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fergen 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 138 immigration records available for the last name Fergen. 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 170 military records available for the last name Fergen. For the veterans among your Fergen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fergen Life Expectancy

What is the average Fergen lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Fergen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Fergen in 1966 was 82, and 66 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fergen

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