Pfitzner Family History

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Pfitzner Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Fitzner, Weitzner, Fitzer, Pfitzer, Mitzner, Spitzner, Fetzner

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Pfitzner Family Origin

Where is the Pfitzner family from?

Pfitzner Family Occupations

What did your Pfitzner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pfitzner family was Carpenter. At Home, Beer Brewer and Brass Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfitzner. The most common Pfitzner occupation in the USA was At Home. 17% of Pfitzner's were At Homes.

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  • At Home

  • Beer Brewer

  • Brass Finisher

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pfitzner ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pfitzner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pfitzner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pfitzner census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Pfitzner

Passenger List

There are 485 immigration records available for the last name Pfitzner. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 599 military records available for the last name Pfitzner. For the veterans among your Pfitzner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pfitzner Life Expectancy

What is the average Pfitzner lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Pfitzner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Pfitzner in 1960 was 65, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pfitzner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pfitzner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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