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Pfeifle Family History

Pfeifle Name Meaning
South German: metonymic occupational name for a whistle player, from a diminutive of Middle High German pfif(e) ‘pipe’, ‘whistle’.

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

18,416 Historical Documents with Pfeifle on Ancestry.com
3,852 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
830 Military Records
427 Immigration Records
2,551 Census and Voter Lists
10,756 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pfeifle Families

  • Number of Pfeifle families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    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 Pfeifle last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pfeifle census records

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Pfeifle Family Origin

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Pfeifle Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Pfeifle

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Pfeifle Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pfeifle census records

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Pfeifle Civil War Service Records

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