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Ferrera Family History

Ferrera Name Meaning
Italian (northwest and Liguria): variant of Ferrara.Italian: habitational name from various places named with this word: Ferrera Cenisio (now Moncenisio) in Piemonte; and Ferrera di Varese and Ferrera Erbognone, both in Lombardy.Spanish and Catalan: topographic name for someone who lived near a forge or ironworks, from Latin ferraria.

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

31,026 Historical Documents with Ferrera on Ancestry.com
18,015 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
789 Military Records
3,776 Immigration Records
4,926 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Ferrera Families

  • Number of Ferrera families
     21 - 40
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ferrera families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ferrera last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ferrera census records

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Ferrera Family Origin

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Ferrera Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ferrera

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Ferrera Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ferrera census records

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Ferrera Civil War Service Records

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