Ferner Family History

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Ferner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of various places named Ferna, Fernau, or Fernow.

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

Similar surnames: Gerner, Berner, Lerner, Farner, Herner, Bergner, Fenner, Derner

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Ferner Family Origin

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Ferner Family Occupations

What did your Ferner ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Ferner. 40% of Ferner men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Ferner women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ferner were Carpenter and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
  • Bookkeeper
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Stenographer
  • Carpenter Labor
  • Operator

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

Ferner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Ferner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferner 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ferner. 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 25,000 military records available for the last name Ferner. For the veterans among your Ferner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferner Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferner lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ferner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Ferner in 1954 was 61, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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