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Peffer Name Meaning

variant of German Pfeffer. English: metonymic occupational name or nickname from Anglo-Norman French pivre ‘pepper’ (see Pepper).

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


Similar surnames: Pfeffer, Pepper, Peffers, Peyser, Offer, Peper, Coffer, Feffer

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Peffer Family Origin

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Peffer Family Occupations

What did your Peffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Peffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Peffer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peffer. A less common occupation for the Peffer family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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Peffer Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Peffer ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Peffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Peffer lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Peffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Peffer in 1952 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peffer 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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