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

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Tailor

    7%

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In 1880, the most common Pfarr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Pfarr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pfarr family was Tailor. Farmer, Baker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfarr.

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Pfarr Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pfarr

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