Proffer Family History

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Proffer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a gardener or horticulturist, from Middle High German proffer, pfropfer ‘grafter’.

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

Similar surnames: Pfeffer, Pfiffner, Preiser, Reffner, Offner, Griffel, Roller, Kroner

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Proffer Family Origin

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Proffer Family Occupations

What did your Proffer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Proffer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Proffer's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Proffer. A less common occupation for the Proffer family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Proffer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Proffer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Proffer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Proffer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Proffer. For the veterans among your Proffer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Proffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Proffer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Proffer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Proffer in 1950 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Proffer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Proffer 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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