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Pfeffer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German pfeffer, German Pfeffer ‘pepper’, a metonymic occupational name for a spicer; alternatively, it may be a nickname for a small man (as if the size of a peppercorn) or one with a fiery temper, or for a dark-haired person (from the color of a peppercorn) or anecdotal for someone who paid a peppercorn rent.

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

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Pfeffer Family Origin

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Pfeffer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Tailor

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%
  • Keeps House

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfeffer. A less common occupation for the Pfeffer family was Keeps House. The most common Pfeffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Pfeffer's were Farmers.

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Pfeffer Life Expectancy

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