Pulfer Family History

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Pulfer Name Meaning

Swiss German: variant spelling of Pulver.

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

Similar surnames: Fulfer, Pulver, Puffer, Puller, Kulzer, Duffer, Mulder, Putter

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Pulfer Family Origin

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Pulfer Family Occupations

What did your Pulfer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Pulfer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 17% of Pulfer's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pulfer. A less common occupation for the Pulfer family was Engine Fitter.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Ag Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Engine Fitter


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

Pulfer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pulfer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pulfer 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 545 immigration records available for the last name Pulfer. 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 526 military records available for the last name Pulfer. For the veterans among your Pulfer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pulfer Life Expectancy

What is the average Pulfer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Pulfer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Pulfer in 1961 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pulfer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pulfer 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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