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Pflaumer Family History

Pflaumer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a grower or seller of plums, from an agent noun derivative of Middle High German pflume ‘plum’.

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


Similar surnames: Plumer, Pflaum, Flammer, Flagler, Pflueger, Flasher, Klauber, Laufer

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Where is the Pflaumer family from?

You can see how Pflaumer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pflaumer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Pflaumer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Pflaumer families living in Ohio. This was about 71% of all the recorded Pflaumer's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Pflaumer families in 1880.
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What did your Pflaumer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pflaumer. 47% of Pflaumer men worked as a Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Baker
    31%
  • Engineer
    24%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 691 census records available for the last name Pflaumer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pflaumer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 380 immigration records available for the last name Pflaumer. 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 Cards

There are 236 military records available for the last name Pflaumer. For the veterans among your Pflaumer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pflaumer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Pflaumer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pflaumer in 1959 was 51, and 73 in 2004.

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