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Ferries Name Meaning

Scottish: according to Black, either a shortened form of MacFerries, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fearghuis ‘son of Fergus’, or an altered form of Fergus itself. Compare Ferris.

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


Similar surnames: Ferris, Ferrier, Farris, Faries, Ferrick, Ferriss, Ferren, Ferrin

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Ferries Family Origin

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Ferries Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Servant

    13%

In 1881, Going To School, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferries. A less common occupation for the Ferries family was Servant. The most common Ferries occupation in Canada was Going To School. 50% of Ferries's were Going To Schools.

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Ferries Historical Records

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Ferries Life Expectancy

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