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Pfeiffer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of Middle High German pfif(e), German Pfeife ‘whistle’, ‘pipe’, hence an occupational name for a pipe player.

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

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Pfeiffer Family Origin

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Pfeiffer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Pfeiffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Pfeiffer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfeiffer. A less common occupation for the Pfeiffer family was Carpenter.

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Pfeiffer Life Expectancy

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