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Peffers Name Meaning

Scottish (East Lothian): probably a topographic name for someone who lived on from either of two burns so named in East Lothian. North German: variant of Pfeffer. German: altered spelling of Peffer.

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


Similar surnames: Peffer, Leffert, Peters, Pfeffer, Pepper, Peeler, Peers, Leffers

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Peffers Family Origin

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Peffers Family Occupations

What did your Peffers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Peffers occupation in the USA was Farming. 18% of Peffers's were Farmings. Farming, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peffers. A less common occupation for the Peffers family was Lather.

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  • Farming

    18%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Lather

    12%

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

Peffers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Peffers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peffers 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 Peffers. 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 Peffers. For the veterans among your Peffers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peffers Life Expectancy

What is the average Peffers lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Peffers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Peffers in 1956 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peffers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peffers 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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