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Ferriter Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Vorreiter, an occupational name for someone who rides ahead, Middle High German, Middle Low German vorriter, from vor ‘before’, ‘ahead’ + riter ‘rider’.

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


Similar surnames: Ferrier, Reiter, Feiner, Herter, Beiter, Perrier, Seiter, Perrie

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Ferriter Family Origin

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Ferriter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Day Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ferriter family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferriter. The most common Ferriter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Ferriter's were Farmers.

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Ferriter Life Expectancy

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