Peifer Family History

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Peifer Name Meaning

German (Rhine-Franconian): variant of Pfeiffer.

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


Similar surnames: Peiffer, Pfeifer, Pifer, Peiser, Seifer, Leifer, Peffer, Phifer

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Peifer Family Origin

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Peifer Family Occupations

What did your Peifer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Peifer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Peifer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peifer. A less common occupation for the Peifer family was Butcher.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Butcher

    5%

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

Peifer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Peifer Life Expectancy

What is the average Peifer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Peifer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Peifer in 1943 was 22, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peifer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peifer 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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