Fifer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pfeiffer. Slovenian spelling of German Pfeiffer, associated in particular with Maribor in eastern Slovenia.

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


Similar surnames: Pifer, Filer, Fizer, Fiser, Fier, Siler, Wiser, Riser, Piker, Fleer

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Fifer Family Origin

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Fifer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Fifer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Fifer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fifer. A less common occupation for the Fifer family was Carpenter.

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Fifer Historical Records

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Fifer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Fifer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fifer in 1949 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fifer

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