Fergen Family History

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Fergen Name Meaning

German: probably from a shortened form of a compound name with Ferg, as for example Fergenheinz ‘Henry (son) of the ferryman’.

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


Similar surnames: Ferger, Ferren, Gergen, Ferge, Regen, Bergen, Bergey, Berge, Gerken

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Fergen Family Origin

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Fergen Family Occupations

What did your Fergen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fergen family was Farmer. The most common Fergen occupation in the USA was Farming. 50% of Fergen's were Farmings. Farming and Agent were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Fergen.

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  • Farming

    50%
  • Agent

    25%
  • Farmer

    25%

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

Fergen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fergen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fergen 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fergen. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fergen. For the veterans among your Fergen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fergen Life Expectancy

What is the average Fergen lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Fergen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Fergen in 1966 was 82, and 66 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fergen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fergen 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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