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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ferner

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Notable Persons Named Ferner

Ferner was born in 1903. He breathed his last breath in 1989.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ferner

Johan was given the name Johan Martin Jacobsen on July 22nd, 1927 in Asker. He left this life on January 24th, 2015.


Diethelm Ferner is a soccer player for the SV Werder Bremen, Rot-Weiss Essen, and Germany national football team. Diethelm was born on July 13th, 1941 in East Prussia.


Max was born in 1881. He breathed his last breath in 1940.


Hans-Peter Ferner is an athlete.


Mark Ferner is a hockey player. He was most prominent from 1985 to 2001. Mark was born on September 5th, 1965 in Regina, Saskatchewan.



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Popularity of Ferner as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ferner U.S.
  White 93.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.68% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.24% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ferner

People with the last name Ferner are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ferner

  • How Popular is the name Ferner? As a last name Ferner was the 57,101st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Ferner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Ferner is Saturday, July 25th, 1903.
  • How unique is the name Ferner? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Ferner. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Ferner: Your name in reverse order is Renref. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nrrefe. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ferner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 357 people with the last name Ferner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ferner? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ferner as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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