Pfender Family History

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Pfender Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German pfender ‘court bailiff’, an official who supervised collection of debts by legal officers.

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


Similar surnames: Pfendler, Fender, Fenner, Blender, Finder, Feider, Pfeffer, Fendler

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Pfender Family Origin

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Pfender Family Occupations

What did your Pfender ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Keeping House and Cabinet Mkr. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfender. The most common Pfender occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Pfender's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pfender family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Cabinet Mkr.

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    10%

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

Pfender Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pfender Life Expectancy

What is the average Pfender lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Pfender life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Pfender in 1959 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pfender

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pfender 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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