Ferrera Family History
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