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

Where is the Ferryman family from?

Ferryman Family Occupations

What did your Ferryman ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Cashier

    8%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • General of Infantry Ashore Leave

    8%

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

Ferryman Historical Records

What Ferryman family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Ferryman Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferryman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ferryman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Ferryman in 1957 was 50, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferryman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferryman 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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