Pfarr Family History

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Pfarr Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German pfarr ‘district’ ‘parish’ or pfarre(r) ‘parish priest’, hence an occupational name for a parson, or perhaps a distinguishing nickname for a parishioner.

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

Similar surnames: Parr, Farr, Pfahl, Pfab, Garr, Pharr, Pfau, Fahr, Sparr, Narr

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Pfarr Family Origin

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Pfarr Family Occupations

What did your Pfarr ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pfarr. 23% of Pfarr men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Pfarr women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pfarr were Foreman and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Waitress
  • Maid
  • Servant

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

Pfarr Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pfarr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pfarr 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 497 immigration records available for the last name Pfarr. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pfarr. For the veterans among your Pfarr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pfarr Life Expectancy

What is the average Pfarr lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Pfarr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pfarr in 1963 was 65, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pfarr 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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