Ferrin Family History

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Ferrin Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Farren or a shortened form of McFerrin. Spanish (Ferrín): from a derivative of ferro ‘iron’. Italian: dialect variant of Ferrino, a diminutive of Ferro 1.

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


Similar surnames: Ferron, Ferren, Ferrini, Ferran, Farrin, Fermin, Ferri, Ferris

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Ferrin Family Origin

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Ferrin Family Occupations

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  • Servent

    33%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Dressmaker

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

In 1881, Servent, Carpenter and Dressmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferrin. The most common Ferrin occupation in Canada was Servent. 33% of Ferrin's were Servents. A less common occupation for the Ferrin family was Farmer.

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Ferrin Historical Records

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Ferrin Life Expectancy

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