Ferro Family History

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Ferro Name Meaning

Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): metonymic occupational name for someone who produced or worked iron (Latin ferrum). Italian: from a medieval personal name, preserved in the modern pet form Ferrucio.

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

Similar surnames: Ferron, Ferry, Cerro, Farro, Perro, Fero, Fierro, Ferko, Petro, Berry

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Ferro Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ferro name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ferro. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


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Ferro Family Origin

Where is the Ferro family from?

Ferro Family Occupations

What did your Ferro ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ferro occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Ferro's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ferro ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ferro Historical Records

What Ferro family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Ferro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferro census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Ferro. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Ferro. For the veterans among your Ferro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferro Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferro lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ferro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ferro in 1943 was 69, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ferro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferro ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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