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Pfingsten Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German pfingeste(n) ‘Whitsun’, ‘Pentecost’, probably a nickname for a person with tax or service obligations at that time of year. Compare Pentecost.

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


Similar surnames: Finster, Finger, Pfister, Priester, Yingst, Pfingston, Weingarten

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Pfingsten Family Origin

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Pfingsten Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Pfingsten occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Pfingsten's were Farmers. Farmer and Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pfingsten.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Mason

    50%

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Pfingsten Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pfingsten Life Expectancy

What is the average Pfingsten lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Pfingsten life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pfingsten in 1956 was 54, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pfingsten

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pfingsten 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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