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Ferdon Family History

Ferdon Name Meaning
Possibly French: from a metathesized short form of a Germanic personal name containing frid ‘peace’.

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

30,658 Historical Documents with Ferdon on Ancestry.com
3,353 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
930 Military Records
218 Immigration Records
4,383 Census and Voter Lists
21,774 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ferdon Families

  • Number of Ferdon families
     17 - 31
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ferdon families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ferdon last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ferdon census records

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Ferdon Family Origin

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Ferdon Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ferdon

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Ferdon Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ferdon census records

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Ferdon Civil War Service Records

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