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Ferrand Name Meaning

French: nickname for someone with gray hair, from Old French ferrand ‘iron gray’. Catalan: from a regional variant of the personal name Fernando. English: variant of Farrand.

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


Similar surnames: Ferrando, Farrand, Ferran, Ferland, Farran, Legrand, Ferron, Ferraz

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Ferrand Family Origin

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Ferrand Family Occupations

What did your Ferrand ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ferrand family was Farmer. Fileuse, Navigateur and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferrand. The most common Ferrand occupation in Canada was Fileuse. 20% of Ferrand's were Fileuses.

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  • Fileuse

    20%
  • Navigateur

    20%
  • Cultivateur

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%

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

Ferrand Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ferrand Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferrand lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Ferrand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ferrand in 1951 was 63, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferrand

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferrand 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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