Pfautz Family History

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Pfautz Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a bloated, puffing person, from a noun derivative of Middle High German phusen ‘to breathe hard’, ‘puff’.

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


Similar surnames: Bautz, Plautz, Pfau, Platz, Kautz, Plaut, Prast, Spatz, Plate, Fauth

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Pfautz Family Origin

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Pfautz Family Occupations

What did your Pfautz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pfautz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Pfautz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pfautz family was Book Agent. Farmer, Retired Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfautz.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Retired Farmer

    16%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Book Agent

    4%

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

Pfautz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pfautz Life Expectancy

What is the average Pfautz lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Pfautz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pfautz in 1963 was 83, and 95 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pfautz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pfautz 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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