Pfeil Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German pfil ‘arrow’ (from Latin pilum ‘spike’, ‘javelin’), either a metonymic occupational name for an arrowsmith or possibly a nickname for a tall thin man.

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

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Pfeil Family Origin

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Pfeil Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Grocer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pfeil family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfeil. The most common Pfeil occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Pfeil's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Pfeil | Data not to scale

Pfeil Historical Records

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Pfeil Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Pfeil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pfeil in 1950 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pfeil

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