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Fero Name Meaning

Altered form of Fiero a surname of German origin. Hungarian (Feró): from a pet form of the personal name Ferenc ‘Francis’.

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

Similar surnames: Pero, Gero, Ferko, Bero, Vero, Mero, Feo, Ferro, Berto, Ferron

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Where is the Fero family from?

You can see how Fero families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fero family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fero families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 14 Fero families living in Ontario. This was about 64% of all the recorded Fero's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Fero families in 1911.
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What did your Fero ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Fero. 100% of Fero men worked as a Farmer. .

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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
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Fero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fero 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 539 immigration records available for the last name Fero. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fero. For the veterans among your Fero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fero lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Fero in 1959 was 74, and 73 in 2004.

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