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Ferrell Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ferrell name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ferrell. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Ferrell Family Origin

Where is the Ferrell family from?

Ferrell Family Occupations

What did your Ferrell ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ferrell family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferrell. The most common Ferrell occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Ferrell's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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

Ferrell Historical Records

What Ferrell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 94,000 census records available for the last name Ferrell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferrell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Ferrell. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Ferrell. For the veterans among your Ferrell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferrell Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferrell lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ferrell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ferrell in 1942 was 35, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferrell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferrell 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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