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Ferreira Name Meaning

Galician and Portuguese: common topographic name for someone who lived by a forge or iron workings, from Latin ferraria ‘forge’, ‘iron working’.

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


Similar surnames: Ferrera, Ferrara, Ferreiro, Herrera, Pereira, Ferreyra, Carreira

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Ferreira Family Origin

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Ferreira Family Occupations

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  • Asst Light House Keeper

    17%
  • Barber

    17%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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In 1880, the most common Ferreira occupation in the USA was Asst Light House Keeper. 17% of Ferreira's were Asst Light House Keepers. Asst Light House Keeper, Barber and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferreira. A less common occupation for the Ferreira family was Keeping House.

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Ferreira Historical Records

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Ferreira Life Expectancy

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