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Find more Ferro relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 162 less people named Ferro in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 2,218 people named Ferro in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Ferro in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,056 people named Ferro were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • For 985 females, Rose was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Ferro families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 1,184 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 53% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania