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Ferre Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of French Ferré (see Ferree). Catalan (Ferré): respelling of Catalan Ferrer, from ferrer ‘smith’, reflecting the pronounciation.

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


Similar surnames: Herre, Ferra, Ferrer, Ferree, Ferrier, Pere, Ferrero, Ferran, Forrey

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Ferre Family Origin

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Ferre Family Occupations

What did your Ferre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Bookkeeper and Carpenter & Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferre. The most common Ferre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Ferre's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ferre family was Carriage Manfacturer.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Bookkeeper

    5%
  • Carpenter & Builder

    5%
  • Carriage Manfacturer

    5%

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

Ferre Historical Records

What Ferre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ferre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferre census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ferre

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ferre. 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 Card

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

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Ferre Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferre lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ferre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Ferre in 1962 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferre 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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