Ferrer Family History

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Ferrer Name Meaning

Catalan: occupational name for a blacksmith or a worker in iron, from Latin ferrarius. This is the commonest Catalan surname. English: variant of Farrar.

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

Similar surnames: Ferrier, Ferrera, Ferre, Farrer, Derrer, Ferrar, Farrar, Ferran

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Ferrer Family Origin

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Ferrer Family Occupations

What did your Ferrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferrer. A less common occupation for the Ferrer family was Keeping House. The most common Ferrer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Ferrer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Ferrer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ferrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferrer lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Ferrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ferrer in 1942 was 31, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferrer 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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