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Ferriter Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Vorreiter, an occupational name for someone who rides ahead, Middle High German, Middle Low German vorriter, from vor ‘before’, ‘ahead’ + riter ‘rider’.

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


Similar surnames: Ferrier, Reiter, Feiner, Herter, Beiter, Perrier, Seiter, Perrie

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Ferriter Family Origin

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Ferriter Family Occupations

What did your Ferriter ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Grocer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ferriter. The most common Ferriter occupation in the UK was Grocer. 50% of Ferriter's were Grocers.

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  • Grocer

    50%
  • Tailor

    50%

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Ferriter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ferriter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferriter 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ferriter. 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 Ferriter. For the veterans among your Ferriter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferriter Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferriter lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ferriter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Ferriter in 1946 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferriter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferriter 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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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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