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Pfennig Family History

Pfennig Name Meaning
German: variant of Pfenning.

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

14,726 Historical Documents with Pfennig on Ancestry
6,521 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
865 Military Records
1,033 Immigration Records
1,346 Census and Voter Lists
4,961 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pfennig Families

  • Number of Pfennig families
     4 - 5
     2 - 3
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pfennig last name
    from the 1851 Canada Census Data

Pfennig census records

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Pfennig Family Origin

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Pfennig Family Occupations

from 1881 CA Census Data

Pfennig census records

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Military Service by Pfennig

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