Peffley Family History

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Peffley Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Pfäffle, a diminutive of Pfaff.

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


Similar surnames: Pefley, Muffley, Hefley, Pendley, Peeler, Pinkley, Remley, Heffler

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Peffley Family Origin

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Peffley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Peffley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Peffley's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peffley. A less common occupation for the Peffley family was Farm Laborer.

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Peffley Historical Records

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Peffley Life Expectancy

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