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Ferreira Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: common topographic name for someone who lived by a forge or iron workings, from Latin ferraria ‘forge’, ‘iron working’.

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


Similar surnames: Ferrera, Ferrara, Ferreiro, Herrera, Pereira, Ferreyra, Carreira

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Ferreira Family Origin

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Ferreira Family Occupations

What did your Ferreira ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Asst Light House Keeper, Barber and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferreira. The most common Ferreira occupation in the USA was Asst Light House Keeper. 17% of Ferreira's were Asst Light House Keepers. A less common occupation for the Ferreira family was Keeping House.

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  • Asst Light House Keeper

    17%
  • Barber

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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Ferreira Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ferreira ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Ferreira Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferreira lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Ferreira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ferreira in 1940 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

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United States

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