Pifer Family History

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Pifer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Peif(f)er or similar variants of Pfeiffer.

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

Similar surnames: Fifer, Piker, Phifer, Piper, Peifer, Ticer, Winer, Siler, Rizer

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Pifer Family Origin

Where is the Pifer family from?

Pifer Family Occupations

What did your Pifer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pifer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Pifer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pifer family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pifer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pifer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pifer Historical Records

What Pifer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Pifer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pifer 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 921 immigration records available for the last name Pifer. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Pifer. For the veterans among your Pifer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pifer Life Expectancy

What is the average Pifer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Pifer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Pifer in 1951 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pifer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pifer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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