Ferre Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of French Ferré (see Ferree). Catalan (Ferré): respelling of Catalan Ferrer, from ferrer ‘smith’, reflecting the pronounciation.

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


Similar surnames: Herre, Ferra, Ferrer, Ferree, Ferrier, Pere, Ferrero, Ferran, Forrey

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Ferre Family Origin

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Ferre Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Bookkeeper

    5%
  • Carpenter & Builder

    5%
  • Carriage Manfacturer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Bookkeeper and Carpenter & Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferre. The most common Ferre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Ferre's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ferre family was Carriage Manfacturer.

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Ferre Historical Records

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Ferre Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Ferre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Ferre in 1962 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferre

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