Pfeil Family History

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Pfeil Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German pfil ‘arrow’ (from Latin pilum ‘spike’, ‘javelin’), either a metonymic occupational name for an arrowsmith or possibly a nickname for a tall thin man.

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


Similar surnames: Feil, Peil, Pfahl, Keil, Peel, Pfeiler, Fell, Pell, Feig, Perl

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Pfeil Family Origin

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Pfeil Family Occupations

What did your Pfeil ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Army Officer Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pfeil. 10% of Pfeil men worked as an Army Officer Retired and 48% of Pfeil women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pfeil were Insurance Agent and Independent

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Army Officer Retired
    10%
  • Chartered Civil Engineer Admiralty
    10%
  • Incapacitated R A F (retired
    10%
  • Insurance Agent
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    48%
  • Private Means
    22%
  • Domestic Duties
    6%
  • Independent
    6%

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

Pfeil Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Pfeil. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pfeil 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Pfeil. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Pfeil. For the veterans among your Pfeil ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pfeil Life Expectancy

What is the average Pfeil lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Pfeil life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pfeil in 1950 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pfeil

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