Ferg Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a ferryman, Middle High German verje, verge.

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


Similar surnames: Feig, Berg, Ufer, Fey, Ferger, Borg, Gerg, Farb, Serr, Bern

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Ferg Family Origin

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Ferg Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Basket Weaver

    6%
  • Bread Baker

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Basket Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferg. A less common occupation for the Ferg family was Bread Baker. The most common Ferg occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Ferg's were Farmers.

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Ferg Historical Records

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Ferg Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Ferg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Ferg in 1963 was 69, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferg

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