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Ferguson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Fergus.

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


Similar surnames: Fergus, Burgeson, Fergason, Berkson, Bergerson, Persson, Bernson

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Ferguson Family Origin

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Ferguson Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Annuitant

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ferguson family was Annuitant. The most common Ferguson occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 3% of Ferguson's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferguson.

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Ferguson Historical Records

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Ferguson Life Expectancy

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Famous Ferguson Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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