Ferra Name Meaning

Catalan (Ferrà): variant of Ferran. Southern Italian: habitational name from Ferla. Portuguese: probably from a derivative of ferrar ‘to shoe’ (animals).

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


Similar surnames: Serra, Ferraz, Cerra, Sferra, Terra, Ferran, Ferry, Ferre, Ferro

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Ferra Family Origin

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Ferra Family Occupations

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  • Cordwainer

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Oil Merchant & Newsagent

    33%

In 1881, the most common Ferra occupation in the UK was Cordwainer. 33% of Ferra's were Cordwainers. Cordwainer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ferra. A less common occupation for the Ferra family was Oil Merchant & Newsagent.

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Ferra Historical Records

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Ferra Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Ferra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Ferra in 1961 was 65, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferra

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