Pershing Family History

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Pershing Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pfersching (or the variants Pfirsching, Pförsching), a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of peaches, from Middle High German pfersich ‘peach’ (of Latin origin: see Persico).

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


Similar surnames: Persing, Herring, Messing, Person, Persons, Helsing, Kersting

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Pershing Family Origin

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Pershing Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Druggist

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pershing family was Druggist. The most common Pershing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Pershing's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pershing.

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Pershing Life Expectancy

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