Ferrara Family History

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Ferrara Name Meaning

Southern Italian: topographic name for someone who lived by a forge or iron workings, from ferrara, Latin ferraria, a derivative of ferrum ‘iron’, or a habitational name from the provincial capital of Ferrara, in Emilia-Romagna.

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


Similar surnames: Ferrera, Ferraro, Herrera, Ferreira, Ferraz, Farrar, Ferra, Carrara

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Ferrara Family Origin

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Ferrara Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    43%
  • Butcher Shop

    14%
  • Clerk In Store

    14%
  • Fruit Dealer

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Ferrara occupation in the USA was Laborer. 43% of Ferrara's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Ferrara family was Fruit Dealer. Laborer, Butcher Shop and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferrara.

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Ferrara Historical Records

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Ferrara Life Expectancy

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