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Pfister Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: occupational name for a baker, from Middle High German pfister ‘baker’ (from Latin pistor).

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


Similar surnames: Fister, Pester, Plaster, Polster, Meister, Finster, Leister, Poster

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Pfister Family Origin

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Pfister Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Tailor

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfister. The most common Pfister occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Pfister's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pfister family was Carpenter.

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Pfister Historical Records

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Pfister Life Expectancy

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