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Pastorius Name Meaning

German: humanistic name, a Latinized form of Schäfer ‘shepherd’ (see Schafer).

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


Similar surnames: Pastor, Sartorius, Pistorius, Gregorius, Paster, Petrus, Paris

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Pastorius Family Origin

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Pastorius Family Occupations

What did your Pastorius ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Laborer and Clergyman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pastorius. The most common Pastorius occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 15% of Pastorius's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Pastorius family was Dressmaker.

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  • Keeping House

    15%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Clergyman

    8%
  • Dressmaker

    8%

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

Pastorius Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pastorius. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pastorius census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pastorius. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pastorius. For the veterans among your Pastorius ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pastorius Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pastorius life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pastorius in 1955 was 54, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pastorius

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pastorius 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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