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Pfitzer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a well or a pond, from Middle High German pfütze ‘spring’, ‘well’.

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


Similar surnames: Pitzer, Fitzner, Fitzer, Fetzer, Mitter, Pfister, Sitzer, Putzer

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Pfitzer Family Origin

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Pfitzer Family Occupations

What did your Pfitzer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps Notion Store and Music Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfitzer. A less common occupation for the Pfitzer family was Paper Carrier. The most common Pfitzer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Pfitzer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeps Notion Store

    11%
  • Music Teacher

    11%
  • Paper Carrier

    11%

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

Pfitzer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pfitzer Life Expectancy

What is the average Pfitzer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Pfitzer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Pfitzer in 1951 was 47, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pfitzer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pfitzer 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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