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Pfeffer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German pfeffer, German Pfeffer ‘pepper’, a metonymic occupational name for a spicer; alternatively, it may be a nickname for a small man (as if the size of a peppercorn) or one with a fiery temper, or for a dark-haired person (from the color of a peppercorn) or anecdotal for someone who paid a peppercorn rent.

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


Similar surnames: Pepper, Pfeiffer, Peffer, Preiser, Feiner, Pfeiler, Proffer, Pfiffner

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Pfeffer Family Origin

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Pfeffer Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Pfeffer occupation in the UK was Egg & Fish Grocer Unemployed. 100% of Pfeffer's were Egg & Fish Grocer Unemployeds.

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  • Egg & Fish Grocer Unemployed

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Pfeffer Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Pfeffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pfeffer in 1948 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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