Ferrara Family History

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Ferrara Name Meaning

Southern Italian: topographic name for someone who lived by a forge or iron workings, from ferrara, Latin ferraria, a derivative of ferrum ‘iron’, or a habitational name from the provincial capital of Ferrara, in Emilia-Romagna.

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


Similar surnames: Ferrera, Ferraro, Herrera, Ferreira, Ferraz, Farrar, Ferra, Carrara

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Ferrara Family Origin

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Ferrara Family Occupations

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  • Gentlemans Servant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Ferrara occupation in the UK was Gentlemans Servant. 100% of Ferrara's were Gentlemans Servants.

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Ferrara Historical Records

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Ferrara Life Expectancy

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