Ferris Family History

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Ferris Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Irish Ó Fearghuis or Ó Fearghasa ‘descendant of Fearghus’, or from the Scottish-Gaelic form of this personal name, Fearghus (see Fergus). English: variant of Farrar.

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


Similar surnames: Ferries, Farris, Ferriss, Terris, Perris, Ferrin, Ferran, Ferrier

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Ferris Family Origin

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Ferris Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ferris family was Farm Labourer. The most common Ferris occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Ferris's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferris.

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Ferris Historical Records

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Ferris Life Expectancy

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