Ferebee Family History

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Ferebee Name Meaning

English: habitational name from North Ferriby in East Yorkshire or South Ferriby in Lincolnshire, both named from Old Norse ferja ‘ferry’ + býr ‘farmstead’.

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

Similar surnames: Seeber, Berube, Ferrier, Ferrebee, Keeble, Furber, Ferner, Zerbe

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Ferebee Family Origin

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Ferebee Family Occupations

What did your Ferebee ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ferebee family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferebee. The most common Ferebee occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Ferebee's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Ferebee Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ferebee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferebee 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 259 immigration records available for the last name Ferebee. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, 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 Ferebee. For the veterans among your Ferebee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferebee Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferebee lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Ferebee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Ferebee in 1953 was 34, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferebee

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