Pfennig Family History

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Pfennig Name Meaning

German: variant of Pfenning.

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


Similar surnames: Fennig, Mennig, Pfenning, Hoenig, Jenni, Henig, Tennis, Ferdig

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Pfennig Family Origin

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Pfennig Family Occupations

What did your Pfennig ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Bricklayer, Butcher and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfennig. The most common Pfennig occupation in the USA was Bricklayer. 8% of Pfennig's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Pfennig family was Farmer.

View Census data for Pfennig | Data not to scale

  • Bricklayer

    8%
  • Butcher

    8%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

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

Pfennig Historical Records

What Pfennig family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pfennig. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pfennig census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Pfennig

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pfennig. 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 Pfennig. For the veterans among your Pfennig ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pfennig Life Expectancy

What is the average Pfennig lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Pfennig life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pfennig in 1964 was 79, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pfennig

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pfennig 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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