Ferraro Family History

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Ferraro Name Meaning

Italian: occupational name for a smith or iron worker, from ferro ‘iron’ (Latin ferrum).

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


Similar surnames: Ferrara, Farrar, Ferron, Ferro, Ferreiro, Ferrer, Herrero, Ferraz

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Ferraro Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ferraro name?

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

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  • Italy

    36%

  • England & Wales

    20%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    11%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • France

    5%

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Ferraro Family Origin

Where is the Ferraro family from?

Ferraro Family Occupations

What did your Ferraro ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Butler Unemployed and Clerk Of Church were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ferraro. The most common Ferraro occupation in the UK was Butler Unemployed. 33% of Ferraro's were Butler Unemployeds. A less common occupation for the Ferraro family was Naval Pensioner.

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  • Butler Unemployed

    33%
  • Clerk Of Church

    33%
  • Naval Pensioner

    33%

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

Ferraro Historical Records

What Ferraro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Ferraro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferraro 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Ferraro. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Ferraro. For the veterans among your Ferraro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferraro Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferraro lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ferraro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ferraro in 1944 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferraro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferraro 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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