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Pifer Family History

Pifer Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Peif(f)er or similar variants of Pfeiffer.

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

92,193 Historical Documents with Pifer on Ancestry.com
18,668 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,535 Military Records
759 Immigration Records
19,059 Census and Voter Lists
50,172 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pifer Families

  • Number of Pifer families
     88 - 174
     30 - 87
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pifer families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pifer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pifer census records

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Pifer Family Origin

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Pifer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Pifer 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 Pifer

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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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Pifer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pifer census records

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Pifer Civil War Service Records

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