Pfefferkorn Family History

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Pfefferkorn Name Meaning

German: variant of Pfeffer, from pfefferkorn ‘peppercorn’.

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


Similar surnames: Pfeffer, Feffer, Peffer, Peffers, Pfefferle, Prieskorn, Pfeifer

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Pfefferkorn Family Origin

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Pfefferkorn Family Occupations

What did your Pfefferkorn ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pfefferkorn occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Pfefferkorn's were Farmers. Farmer, Gartner and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfefferkorn. A less common occupation for the Pfefferkorn family was Minister.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Gartner

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Minister

    9%

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

Pfefferkorn Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pfefferkorn Life Expectancy

What is the average Pfefferkorn lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pfefferkorn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pfefferkorn in 1957 was 56, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pfefferkorn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pfefferkorn 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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