Fereday Family History

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Fereday Name Meaning

Irish (Galway): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearadhaigh (see Ferry). English: from the Old English personal name Fæger ‘fair’ + d?ge ‘servant’, hence ‘servant of (a man called) Fair’.

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


Similar surnames: Friday, Ferran, Fray, Reda, Furey, Loveday, Freda, Sereda, Ferebee

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Fereday Family Origin

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Fereday Family Occupations

What did your Fereday ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fereday family was House Keeper. The most common Fereday occupation in the USA was Farming. 33% of Fereday's were Farmings. Farming, Carpenter and Coal Digger were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fereday.

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  • Farming

    33%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Coal Digger

    17%
  • House Keeper

    17%

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Fereday Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Fereday ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Fereday Life Expectancy

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Between 1966 and 2004, Fereday life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Fereday in 1966 was 87, and 76 in 2004.

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