Ferm Family History

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Ferm Name Meaning

Swedish: soldier’s name from Swedish färm ‘prompt’, ‘ready’.

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


Similar surnames: Fero, Ferg, Fern, Farm, Rehm, Ferro, Sem, Ber, Serr, Lerma

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Ferm Family Origin

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Ferm Family Occupations

What did your Ferm ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ferm occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 25% of Ferm's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Gilder and Labourer At A Colliery were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferm. A less common occupation for the Ferm family was Waiter In Spirit Shop.

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  • Coal Miner

    25%
  • Gilder

    25%
  • Labourer At A Colliery

    25%
  • Waiter In Spirit Shop

    25%

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

Ferm Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ferm Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferm lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ferm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Ferm in 1958 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferm 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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