Peffers Family History

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Peffers Name Meaning

Scottish (East Lothian): probably a topographic name for someone who lived on from either of two burns so named in East Lothian. North German: variant of Pfeffer. German: altered spelling of Peffer.

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

Similar surnames: Peffer, Leffert, Peters, Pfeffer, Pepper, Peeler, Peers, Leffers

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Peffers Family Origin

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Peffers Family Occupations

What did your Peffers ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assistant Manager Cartridge Coal Manufactu and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Peffers. 4% of Peffers men worked as an Assistant Manager Cartridge Coal Manufactu and 65% of Peffers women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peffers were Carpenter and Fruit confectionery Shop A

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assistant Manager Cartridge Coal Manufactu
  • Bookseller Asst
  • Bricklayer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Fruit confectionery Dealer
  • Fruit confectionery Shop A

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

Peffers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Peffers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peffers 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 615 immigration records available for the last name Peffers. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 627 military records available for the last name Peffers. For the veterans among your Peffers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peffers Life Expectancy

What is the average Peffers lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Peffers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Peffers in 1956 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peffers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peffers 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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