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Ferwerda Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; possibly from East Frisian Ferweerda, composed of the elements Fer-, Ver- ‘woman’ (German Frau) + Weerda, from a short form of a personal name related to Old High German wer ‘worthy’ or Old Saxon werd ‘innkeeper’, ‘householder’.

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


Similar surnames: Freda, Fereday, Feider, Werner, Hergert, Pereida, Sereda, Fecher

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Ferwerda Family Origin

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Ferwerda Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Ferwerda occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Ferwerda's were Farmers.

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Ferwerda Historical Records

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Ferwerda Life Expectancy

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