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Ferland Name Meaning

Of French origin: possibly an Americanized spelling of Ferlin, from a term denoting a small weight, perhaps applied as a nickname for a slight person or a metonymic occupational name for someone whose work involved the making or use of weights.

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

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Ferland Family Origin

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Ferland Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    60%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Livery Stable

    20%

In 1880, the most common Ferland occupation in the USA was Laborer. 60% of Ferland's were Laborers. Laborer and Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ferland. A less common occupation for the Ferland family was Livery Stable.

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Ferland Life Expectancy

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