Ferree Family History

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Ferree Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Irish Ferry 1. Americanized form of French Ferré, a nickname meaning ‘of iron’, i.e. ‘armed’.

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


Similar surnames: Ferren, Ferrie, Farren, Ferre, Ferron, Forsee, Degree, Gerren

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Ferree Family Origin

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Ferree Family Occupations

What did your Ferree ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferree. The most common Ferree occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Ferree's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ferree family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Ferree Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ferree Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferree lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ferree life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Ferree in 1946 was 52, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferree

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferree 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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