Pfiffner Family History

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Pfiffner Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a maker of wind instruments, from an agent derivative of Middle High German pfife ‘pipe’, ‘shawm’ (from late Latin pipa) + the agent suffix -(n)er.

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


Similar surnames: Pfeiffer, Reffner, Pfeffer, Pinner, Offner, Pfister, Finner, Kuffner

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Pfiffner Family Origin

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Pfiffner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfiffner. A less common occupation for the Pfiffner family was Blacksmith. The most common Pfiffner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Pfiffner's were Farmers.

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Pfiffner Historical Records

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Pfiffner Life Expectancy

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