Ferm Name Meaning

Swedish: soldier’s name from Swedish färm ‘prompt’, ‘ready’.

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


Similar surnames: Fero, Ferg, Fern, Farm, Rehm, Ferro, Sem, Ber, Serr, Lerma

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Ferm Family Origin

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Ferm Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Boot & Shoe Repairman

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%

In 1880, the most common Ferm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Ferm's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ferm family was Carpenter. Farmer, Blacksmith and Boot & Shoe Repairman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferm.

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Ferm Historical Records

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Ferm Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Ferm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Ferm in 1958 was 48, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferm

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