Feret Family History

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Feret Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of a compound personal name such as Férart or Féraud.

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

Similar surnames: Peet, Genet, Bergt, Foret, Ferko, Ferro, Deren, Fergen, Ferenc, Pere

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Feret Family Origin

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Feret Family Occupations

What did your Feret ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Furniture Store and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Feret. A less common occupation for the Feret family was Ship Carpenter. The most common Feret occupation in the USA was Furniture Store. 33% of Feret's were Furniture Stores.

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  • Furniture Store

  • Laborer

  • Ship Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Feret ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Feret Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Feret. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Feret census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 631 immigration records available for the last name Feret. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 417 military records available for the last name Feret. For the veterans among your Feret ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Feret Life Expectancy

What is the average Feret lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2003, in the United States, Feret life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Feret in 1946 was 58, and 76 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Feret

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Feret ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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