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Pfennig Family History

Pfennig Name Meaning
German: variant of Pfenning.

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

12,302 Historical Documents with Pfennig on Ancestry.com
4,672 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
865 Military Records
1,034 Immigration Records
1,346 Census and Voter Lists
4,385 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pfennig Families

  • Number of Pfennig families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pfennig families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pfennig last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pfennig census records

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Pfennig Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Pfennig families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Pfennig Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Pfennig families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Pfennig

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Pfennig Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pfennig census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Pfennig ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Pfennig Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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