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Pfeiffer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from an agent derivative of Middle High German pfif(e), German Pfeife ‘whistle’, ‘pipe’, hence an occupational name for a pipe player.

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


Similar surnames: Pfeffer, Pfiffner, Pfeifle, Pfeiler, Preiser, Schiffer, Feiner

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Pfeiffer Family Origin

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Pfeiffer Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    13%
  • Musician

    13%
  • Pork Butcher

    13%
  • Baker Emply 1 Man & 1 Boy

    6%

In 1881, the most common Pfeiffer occupation in the UK was Clerk. 13% of Pfeiffer's were Clerks. A less common occupation for the Pfeiffer family was Baker Emply 1 Man & 1 Boy. Clerk, Musician and Pork Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfeiffer.

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Pfeiffer Historical Records

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Pfeiffer Life Expectancy

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