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Ferriss Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, or English: variant of Ferris.

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


Similar surnames: Ferris, Farris, Fariss, Ferries, Ferrier, Ferrie, Farrish, Furniss

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Ferriss Family Origin

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Ferriss Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    82%
  • Labourer

    12%
  • Servant

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ferriss family was Servant. Farmer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ferriss. The most common Ferriss occupation in Canada was Farmer. 82% of Ferriss's were Farmers.

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Ferriss Life Expectancy

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Famous Ferriss Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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