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Fero Family History

Fero Name Meaning

Hungarian (Feró): probably from a pet form of the personal name Ferenc, Hungarian form of Francis. Possibly an altered spelling of Italian Ferro. Possibly an Americanized spelling of French Ferraud, a diminutive of Ferron.

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


Similar surnames: Pero, Gero, Ferko, Bero, Vero, Mero, Feo, Ferro, Berto, Ferron

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Where is the Fero family from?

You can see how Fero families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fero family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fero families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 23 Fero families living in New York. This was about 92% of all the recorded Fero's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Fero families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fero surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fero ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fero. 32% of Fero men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Fero women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fero were Machinist and Machine Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    24%
  • Teacher
    18%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Machine Operator
    12%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Fero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fero census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 539 immigration records available for the last name Fero. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fero. For the veterans among your Fero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fero lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Fero in 1959 was 74, and 73 in 2004.

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