Fergus Family History

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Fergus Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fearghuis or Ó Fearghasa ‘descendant of Fearghus’, a personal name composed of the elements fear ‘man’ + gus ‘vigor’, ‘force’, or possibly ‘choice’. This was the name of an early Irish mythological figure, a valiant warrior, also of the grandfather of St. Columba. Scottish: from the Gaelic personal name Fearghus (see 1 above).

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

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Fergus Family Origin

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Fergus Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Printer

    7%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fergus. A less common occupation for the Fergus family was Printer. The most common Fergus occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Fergus's were Farmers.

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Fergus Life Expectancy

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