Ferger Family History

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Ferger Name Meaning

German: hypercorrected form of Ferg ‘ferryman’, the -er occupational suffix having been added to what was already an occupational name. Compare Beck and Becker, where the same process has taken place.

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

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Ferger Family Origin

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Ferger Family Occupations

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

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  • Tailor

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Farming

    14%

In 1880, the most common Ferger occupation in the USA was Tailor. 29% of Ferger's were Tailors. A less common occupation for the Ferger family was Farming. Tailor, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferger.

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Ferger Historical Records

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Ferger Life Expectancy

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