Ferri Family History

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Ferri Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Ferro.

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

Similar surnames: Perri, Ferrin, Peri, Cerri, Ferro, Negri, Ferroni, Ferron, Ferra

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Ferri Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ferri name?

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

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


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Ferri Family Origin

Where is the Ferri family from?

Ferri Family Occupations

What did your Ferri ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ferri family was Servant. Keeping House and Organ Grinder were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ferri. The most common Ferri occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Ferri's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Organ Grinder

  • Servant


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

Ferri Historical Records

What Ferri family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ferri. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferri 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Ferri. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ferri. For the veterans among your Ferri ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferri Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferri lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ferri life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ferri in 1943 was 26, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferri

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferri 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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