, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a
with lands and manor. The family were well established in the region of Dol and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived and were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
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of this family name include: Fer, Dufer, Ferraille, Féraille, Fera, Ferras, Ferrat, Ferrail, Férail, Ferrasse, Ferrarson and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francois Fer, who settled in Louisiana in 1720; Joh Bernhart Fer, who came to Pennsylvania in 1746; Eugene A. Fer, who came to Philadelphia in 1817; Adolph Fera, who came to Westmoreland Co., PA in 1847.