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Fergerson Name Meaning

Scottish Irish and English: variant of Ferguson .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Fergeson, Furgerson, Fergusson, Bergerson, Fogerson, Fergason

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Where is the Fergerson family from?

You can see how Fergerson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fergerson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fergerson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 371 Fergerson families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Fergerson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Fergerson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fergerson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fergerson ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Fergerson. 76% of Fergerson men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Fergerson women worked as a Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Blacksmith
  • Farming
  • Farmers Son

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Fergerson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fergerson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Fergerson. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Fergerson. For the veterans among your Fergerson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fergerson lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fergerson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fergerson in 1944 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

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