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Peffer Name Meaning

variant of German Pfeffer. English: metonymic occupational name or nickname from Anglo-Norman French pivre ‘pepper’ (see Pepper).

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


Similar surnames: Pfeffer, Pepper, Peffers, Peyser, Offer, Peper, Coffer, Feffer

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Peffer Family Origin

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Peffer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Peffer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Peffer's were Farmers.

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Peffer Historical Records

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Peffer Life Expectancy

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