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Ferries Name Meaning

Scottish: according to Black, either a shortened form of MacFerries, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fearghuis ‘son of Fergus’, or an altered form of Fergus itself. Compare Ferris.

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


Similar surnames: Ferris, Ferrier, Farris, Faries, Ferrick, Ferriss, Ferren, Ferrin

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Ferries Family Origin

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Ferries Family Occupations

What did your Ferries ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferries. The most common Ferries occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Ferries's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Ferries family was Carpinter.

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Barber

    11%
  • Carpinter

    5%

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

Ferries Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ferries. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferries 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ferries. 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 Ferries. For the veterans among your Ferries ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferries Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferries lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ferries life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ferries in 1957 was 56, and 101 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferries

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferries 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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