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Ferrando Name Meaning

Italian:: nickname for someone with gray hair or for a person who dressed in gray from an Italianized form of Old French ferrand ‘iron gray’. from a Late Latin personal name Ferrandus which was either a variant of Ferdinand or a byname meaning ‘gray’.

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


Similar surnames: Ferrand, Farrand, Fernando, Ferran, Ferrante, Ferland, Ferro, Frano

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Where is the Ferrando family from?

You can see how Ferrando families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ferrando family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ferrando families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Ferrando family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Ferrando's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Ferrando families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ferrando surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ferrando ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ferrando. 24% of Ferrando men worked as a Laborer and 39% of Ferrando women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ferrando were Waiter and Dressmaker. .

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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
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Proprietor
    7%
  • Waiter
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    39%
  • New Worker
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Dressmaker
    16%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ferrando. 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 465 military records available for the last name Ferrando. For the veterans among your Ferrando ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ferrando lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ferrando life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ferrando in 1943 was 28, and 83 in 2004.

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