Pfab Name Meaning

South German: from Middle High German phawe (from Latin pavo) ‘peacock’, applied either as a nickname for someone who was proud or an ostentatious dresser, or as a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a peacock (see Pfau).

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


Similar surnames: Pfau, Faw, Pfahl, Pan, Pfarr, Pay, Paar, Pear, Falb, Fay

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Pfab Family Origin

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Pfab Family Occupations

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  • Jeweler

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Lager Beer Saloon

    25%
  • Stone Mason

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pfab family was Stone Mason. The most common Pfab occupation in the USA was Jeweler. 25% of Pfab's were Jewelers. Jeweler, Keeping House and Lager Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pfab.

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Pfab Historical Records

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Pfab Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Pfab life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Pfab in 1962 was 68, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pfab

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