Ferland Family History

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Ferland Name Meaning

Of French origin: possibly an Americanized spelling of Ferlin, from a term denoting a small weight, perhaps applied as a nickname for a slight person or a metonymic occupational name for someone whose work involved the making or use of weights.

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


Similar surnames: Ferrand, Feland, Garland, Farrand, Harland, Erland, Berland, Fernald

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Ferland Family Origin

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Ferland Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    29%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • School

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferland. The most common Ferland occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 29% of Ferland's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Ferland family was Carpenter.

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Ferland Historical Records

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Ferland Life Expectancy

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