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Where is the Ferguson family from?
You can see how Ferguson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ferguson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ferguson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 220 Ferguson families living in New York. This was about 20% of all the recorded Ferguson's in USA. New York had the highest population of Ferguson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ferguson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ferguson. 15% of Ferguson men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Ferguson women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ferguson were Truck Driver and Housewife. .