Proffer Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Proffer Family Origin

Where is the Proffer family from?

SHOW MORE

Proffer Family Occupations

What did your Proffer ancestors do for a living?

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.

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    83%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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.

Source: Census data for Proffer | Data not to scale

Proffer Historical Records

What Proffer family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Proffer ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Proffer

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Proffer Life Expectancy

What is the average Proffer lifespan?

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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Proffer Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name