Ferrin Family History

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Ferrin Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Farren or a shortened form of McFerrin. Spanish (Ferrín): from a derivative of ferro ‘iron’. Italian: dialect variant of Ferrino, a diminutive of Ferro 1.

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


Similar surnames: Ferron, Ferren, Ferrini, Ferran, Farrin, Fermin, Ferri, Ferris

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Ferrin Family Origin

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Ferrin Family Occupations

What did your Ferrin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ferrin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Ferrin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ferrin family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferrin.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Ferrin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ferrin Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferrin lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ferrin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Ferrin in 1950 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferrin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferrin 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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