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Pfister Name Meaning

South German and Swiss German: occupational name for a baker, from Middle High German pfister ‘baker’ (from Latin pistor).

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


Similar surnames: Fister, Pester, Plaster, Polster, Meister, Finster, Leister, Poster

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Pfister Family Origin

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Pfister Family Occupations

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  • Pork Butcher

    50%
  • Watchmaker

    50%

In 1881, the most common Pfister occupation in the UK was Pork Butcher. 50% of Pfister's were Pork Butchers. Pork Butcher and Watchmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pfister.

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Pfister Historical Records

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Pfister Life Expectancy

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