Ferger Family History

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Ferger Name Meaning

German: hypercorrected form of Ferg ‘ferryman’, the -er occupational suffix having been added to what was already an occupational name. Compare Beck and Becker, where the same process has taken place.

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


Similar surnames: Felger, Fergen, Berner, Fenger, Berger, Feger, Ferrier, Ferrer

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Ferger Family Origin

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Ferger Family Occupations

What did your Ferger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Tailor, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferger. The most common Ferger occupation in the USA was Tailor. 29% of Ferger's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Ferger family was Farming.

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  • Tailor

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Farming

    14%

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

Ferger Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ferger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferger 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ferger. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ferger. For the veterans among your Ferger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferger Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ferger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Ferger in 1962 was 86, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferger 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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