Ferren Family History

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Ferren Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant spelling of English Ferran, itself a variant of Farrand, or a variant of Irish Farren, or a shortened form of Irish McFerran.

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

Similar surnames: Ferran, Farren, Ferrin, Perren, Ferree, Gerren, Ferrer, Ferron

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Ferren Family Origin

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Ferren Family Occupations

What did your Ferren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ferren family was Assistant In Theater. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferren. The most common Ferren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Ferren's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Assistant In Theater


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

Ferren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Ferren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferren 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 709 immigration records available for the last name Ferren. 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 Ferren. For the veterans among your Ferren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferren Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferren lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Ferren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Ferren in 1956 was 61, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferren 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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