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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

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Ferrera Family Origin

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Ferrera Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Miner

    20%
  • Small Farmer

    20%

In 1880, the most common Ferrera occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Ferrera's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferrera. A less common occupation for the Ferrera family was Small Farmer.

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Ferrera Historical Records

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Ferrera Life Expectancy

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