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Peffer Name Meaning

variant of German Pfeffer. English: metonymic occupational name or nickname from Anglo-Norman French pivre ‘pepper’ (see Pepper).

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


Similar surnames: Pfeffer, Pepper, Peffers, Peyser, Offer, Peper, Coffer, Feffer

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Peffer Family Origin

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Peffer Family Occupations

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  • Ironstone Miner

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Packing Case S...

    20%
  • Railway Carman

    20%

In 1881, ironstone Miner, Carpenter and Packing Case S... were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peffer. A less common occupation for the Peffer family was Railway Carman. The most common Peffer occupation in the UK was Ironstone Miner. 40% of Peffer's were Ironstone Miners.

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Peffer Historical Records

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Peffer Life Expectancy

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