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Pfannenstiel Family History

Pfannenstiel Name Meaning
South German: from Middle High German pfannenstil ‘panhandle’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a pansmith or tinker, or for a cook. Bahlow says the word is also recorded as a field name, which could have given rise to the surname.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

19,763 Historical Documents with Pfannenstiel on Ancestry.com
2,752 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
508 Military Records
204 Immigration Records
1,513 Census and Voter Lists
14,786 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pfannenstiel Families

  • Number of Pfannenstiel families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pfannenstiel last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Pfannenstiel Family Origin

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Pfannenstiel Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Pfannenstiel

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Pfannenstiel Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Pfannenstiel Civil War Service Records

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