Ferriss Family History

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Ferriss Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, or English: variant of Ferris.

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


Similar surnames: Ferris, Farris, Fariss, Ferries, Ferrier, Ferrie, Farrish, Furniss

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Ferriss Family Origin

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Ferriss Family Occupations

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  • Laundress

    17%
  • Ag Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Coal Merchant

    8%

In 1881, Laundress, Ag Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferriss. A less common occupation for the Ferriss family was Coal Merchant. The most common Ferriss occupation in the UK was Laundress. 17% of Ferriss's were Laundresss.

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Ferriss Historical Records

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Ferriss Life Expectancy

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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