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Ferring Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Sussex, so named from the Old English personal name Fera + -ingas ‘people of’, ‘family of’, or ‘followers of’.

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

Similar surnames: Fearing, Herring, Fehring, Nearing, Perrin, Erling, Felsing, Ferrier

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Ferring Family Origin

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Ferring Family Occupations

What did your Ferring ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Brick Mason, Car Driver and Cook were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferring. The most common Ferring occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 10% of Ferring's were Brick Masons. A less common occupation for the Ferring family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Brick Mason

  • Car Driver

  • Cook

  • Farm Laborer


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

Ferring Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ferring. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferring 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 288 immigration records available for the last name Ferring. 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 Ferring. For the veterans among your Ferring ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferring Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferring lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Ferring life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ferring in 1958 was 86, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferring

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferring 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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