Ferriss Family History

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Ferriss Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, or English: variant of Ferris.

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

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Ferriss Family Origin

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Ferriss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Gun Maker

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Gun Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferriss. A less common occupation for the Ferriss family was Laborer. The most common Ferriss occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Ferriss's were Farmers.

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Ferriss Historical Records

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Ferriss Life Expectancy

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