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Pflueger Family History

Pflueger Name Meaning

German (Pflüger): occupational name for a plowman or plowwright, from an agent derivative of Middle High German pfluoc ‘plow’.

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


Similar surnames: Pfleger, Ploeger, Fluegel, Pflug, Praeger, Plumer, Feger, Fieger

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Where is the Pflueger family from?

You can see how Pflueger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pflueger family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Pflueger families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 38 Pflueger families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 21% of all the recorded Pflueger's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Pflueger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pflueger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pflueger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pflueger. 21% of Pflueger men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Pflueger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pflueger were Salesman and Private Duty.

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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

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Student Nurse
    13%
  • Private Duty
    13%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pflueger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pflueger 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pflueger. 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 761 military records available for the last name Pflueger. For the veterans among your Pflueger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pflueger lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pflueger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Pflueger in 1962 was 72, and 77 in 2004.

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