Ferryman Family History

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Ferryman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a ferryman (see Ferry).

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


Similar surnames: Berryman, Merryman, Ferran, Ferdman, Furman, Forman, Perryman

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Ferryman Family Origin

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Ferryman Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Cashier

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • General of Infantry Ashore Leave

    8%

In 1881, Cabinet Maker, Cashier and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferryman. A less common occupation for the Ferryman family was General of Infantry Ashore Leave. The most common Ferryman occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 8% of Ferryman's were Cabinet Makers.

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Ferryman Historical Records

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Ferryman Life Expectancy

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