Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Ferrer m. Latin ferrarius 'blacksmith', a derivative of Latin ferrum 'iron'.

Italy
Latin
1376 Fererii (gen) DouGen1 p. 223
Spain
Latin
1276 ferrarii (gen) CDGH XLVI; 1490 Ferrarius (nom) carbonell-I p. 39; 1492 Ferrari (gen) ibid. p. 66
Catalan
1510 Ferre valencia1510 1076, Ferrer ibid. 4403
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Ferrer". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Ferrer.