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Ferrett Name Meaning

English (southern counties): nickname from Middle English ferette, fyrette ‘ferret’, literally ‘little thief’ (Old French fuiret, furet).

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


Similar surnames: Errett, Barrett, Frett, Forrest, Parrett, Berrett, Merritt, Perret

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Ferrett Family Origin

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Ferrett Family Occupations

What did your Ferrett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ferrett occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 50% of Ferrett's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Tinsmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ferrett.

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  • Carpenter

    50%
  • Tinsmith

    50%

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Ferrett Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Ferrett ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Ferrett Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferrett lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, Ferrett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ferrett in 1964 was 74, and 90 in 2004.

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