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TypeSurname (from occupation)
PronouncedPron.FER-ro Italian
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Meaning & History

Means "iron", ultimately from Latin ferrum. This was an occupational name for one who worked with iron.

Related Names

VariantsFerrara, Fierro Italian Ferreira Portuguese
Other Languages & CulturesFerreira Galician Fierro, Herrera, Hierro Spanish
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute