Fergusson Family History

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Fergusson Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Ferguson.

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

Similar surnames: Fergeson, Fergerson, Fergason, Ferguson, Furgeson, Furgerson

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Fergusson Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Fergusson name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Fergusson. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Fergusson Family Origin

Where is the Fergusson family from?

Fergusson Family Occupations

What did your Fergusson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fergusson family was Ag. Lab.. Farmer, Annuitant and Shepherd were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fergusson. The most common Fergusson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Fergusson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Shepherd

  • Ag. Lab.


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Fergusson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Fergusson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fergusson 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Fergusson. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Fergusson. For the veterans among your Fergusson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fergusson Life Expectancy

What is the average Fergusson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Fergusson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fergusson in 1962 was 84, and 80 in 2004.

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