Ferns Family History

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Ferns Name Meaning

English: variant of Fern 1.

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


Similar surnames: Fern, Berns, Barns, Ferris, Kerns, Beans, Corns, Burns, Kearns, Sens

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Ferns Family Origin

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Ferns Family Occupations

What did your Ferns ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, School and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferns. The most common Ferns occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Ferns's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ferns family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • School

    13%
  • Clerk

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Ferns Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ferns. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferns 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ferns. 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 Ferns. For the veterans among your Ferns ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferns Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferns lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ferns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Ferns in 1962 was 69, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferns

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferns 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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