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Pforr Family History

Pforr Name Meaning

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

3,602 Historical Documents with Pforr on Ancestry.com
1,032 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
249 Military Records
190 Immigration Records
1,067 Census and Voter Lists
1,064 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pforr Families

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

Pforr census records

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Pforr Family Origin

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Pforr Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

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Average Life Expectancy for Pforr

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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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Pforr Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pforr census records

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Pforr Civil War Service Records

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