Pflaum Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Pflaum Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of plums, from Middle High German pflume, German Pflaume ‘plum’. As a Jewish surname, this is mainly ornamental.

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

Similar surnames: Flaum, Flamm, Pflaumer, Plum, Pfau, Baum, Pflug, Plate, Pflanz, Flam

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Pflaum Family Origin

Where is the Pflaum family from?

Pflaum Family Occupations

What did your Pflaum ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Barber Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pflaum. The most common Pflaum occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Pflaum's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pflaum family was Cigar Manf.

View Census data for Pflaum | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Barber Shop

  • Cigar Manf


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

Pflaum Historical Records

What Pflaum family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pflaum. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pflaum 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 Pflaum

Passenger List

There are 973 immigration records available for the last name Pflaum. 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.

View all Pflaum immigration records

Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Pflaum. For the veterans among your Pflaum ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Pflaum military records

You've only scratched the surface of Pflaum family history.

Pflaum Life Expectancy

What is the average Pflaum lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Pflaum life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pflaum in 1949 was 48, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pflaum

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pflaum 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.

Famous Pflaum Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name