Surname FERRARI

SOURCE: Occupation
USAGE: Italian

Meaning & History

Occupational name for a metalworker or smith, derived from Latin ferrum meaning "iron", and thus an Italian version of Smith.

Related Names

VARIANTS: Ferrara, Ferraro, Ferrero
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ferrer (Catalan), Ferreiro (Portuguese), Herrera, Herrero (Spanish)