Pfeiler Family History

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Pfeiler Name Meaning

German: occupational name for an arrowsmith, from an agent derivative of Middle High German pfil ‘arrow’.

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


Similar surnames: Pfeil, Pfendler, Seiler, Pfeiffer, Feller, Preiser, Feiler, Keiler

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Pfeiler Family Origin

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Pfeiler Family Occupations

What did your Pfeiler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Cutter In Tailor Shop, Farmer and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfeiler. The most common Pfeiler occupation in the USA was Cutter In Tailor Shop. 20% of Pfeiler's were Cutter In Tailor Shops. A less common occupation for the Pfeiler family was Keeps House.

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  • Cutter In Tailor Shop

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Hotel Keeper

    20%
  • Keeps House

    20%

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

Pfeiler Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pfeiler Life Expectancy

What is the average Pfeiler lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Pfeiler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Pfeiler in 1965 was 54, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pfeiler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pfeiler 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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