Early Origins of the Ferrat family
The surname Ferrat was first found in Brittany
, originally Armorica in ancient times, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat
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.
Early History of the Ferrat family
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Ferrat Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Fer, Dufer, Ferraille, Féraille, Fera, Ferras, Ferrat, Ferrail, Férail, Ferrasse, Ferrarson and many more.
Early Notables of the Ferrat family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ferrat family to the New World and Oceana
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.