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Ferries Name Meaning

Scottish: according to Black, either a shortened form of MacFerries, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fearghuis ‘son of Fergus’, or an altered form of Fergus itself. Compare Ferris.

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


Similar surnames: Ferris, Ferrier, Farris, Faries, Ferrick, Ferriss, Ferren, Ferrin

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Ferries Family Origin

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Ferries Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ferries family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferries. The most common Ferries occupation in the UK was Farmer. 14% of Ferries's were Farmers.

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Ferries Life Expectancy

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