Ferryman Family History

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Ferryman Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a ferryman (see Ferry).

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

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Ferryman Family Origin

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Ferryman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Common Laborer

    13%
  • Day Laborer

    13%

In 1880, the most common Ferryman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ferryman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ferryman family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Common Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferryman.

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Ferryman Historical Records

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Ferryman Life Expectancy

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