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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


Similar surnames: Pfeffer, Pfiffner, Pfeifle, Pfeiler, Preiser, Schiffer, Feiner

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Pfeiffer Family Origin

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Pfeiffer Family Occupations

What did your Pfeiffer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Pfeiffer Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Pfeiffer ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Pfeiffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Pfeiffer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Pfeiffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pfeiffer in 1944 was 25, and 76 in 2004.

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