Ferries Family History

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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

What did your Ferries ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Iron Moulder and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Ferries. 6% of Ferries men worked as an Iron Moulder and 63% of Ferries women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ferries were At School and Houshold Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Iron Moulder
  • App Analytical Chemi
  • App Joiner
  • At School

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Assembler Electrical
  • Hotel Waitress
  • Houshold Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Ferries Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ferries. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferries 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ferries. 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 Ferries. For the veterans among your Ferries ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferries Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ferries life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ferries in 1957 was 56, and 101 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferries

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferries 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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