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Ferguson Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Fergus.

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


Similar surnames: Fergus, Burgeson, Fergason, Berkson, Bergerson, Persson, Bernson

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Ferguson Family Origin

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Ferguson Family Occupations

What did your Ferguson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferguson. A less common occupation for the Ferguson family was Farming. The most common Ferguson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Ferguson's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

Ferguson Historical Records

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

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Ferguson Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferguson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Ferguson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ferguson in 1940 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferguson 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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