Pfieffer Family History

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Pfieffer Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Pfeiffer.

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


Similar surnames: Pfeifer, Pheifer, Pfeffer, Phifer, Kieffer, Feffer, Pifer, Peffers

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Pfieffer Family Origin

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Pfieffer Family Occupations

What did your Pfieffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pfieffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Pfieffer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pfieffer family was None. Farmer, Harness Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfieffer.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Harness Maker

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • None

    5%

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

Pfieffer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pfieffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Pfieffer lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Pfieffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pfieffer in 1965 was 85, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pfieffer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pfieffer 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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