Ferrera Family History
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Ferrera Name Meaning
Italian (northwest and Liguria): variant of Ferrara. Italian: habitational name from various places named with this word: Ferrera Cenisio (now Moncenisio) in Piemonte; and Ferrera di Varese and Ferrera Erbognone, both in Lombardy. Spanish and Catalan: topographic name for someone who lived near a forge or ironworks, from Latin ferraria.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Ferrara, Herrera, Ferreira, Carrera, Ferriera, Ferrer, Barrera