Ferron Family History

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Ferron Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a blacksmith or worker in iron, from Old French ferron ‘blacksmith’ (Latin ferro, genitive ferronis, a derivative of ferrum ‘iron’). Italian: from an augmentative of Ferro. Possibly also a reduced form of northern Irish McFerron.

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


Similar surnames: Fearon, Ferrin, Ferro, Perron, Ferdon, Herron, Ferrone, Ferran

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Ferron Family Origin

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Ferron Family Occupations

What did your Ferron ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Ferron family was Cultivateur. Scholar, Farmer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ferron. The most common Ferron occupation in Canada was Scholar. 25% of Ferron's were Scholars.

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  • Scholar

    25%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • School

    12%
  • Cultivateur

    5%

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

Ferron Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ferron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferron 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ferron. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ferron. For the veterans among your Ferron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ferron Life Expectancy

What is the average Ferron lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Ferron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ferron in 1940 was 28, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ferron 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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