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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

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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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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Ferree Historical Records

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Ferree Life Expectancy

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