Poffenberger Family History

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Poffenberger Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Pfaffenberger, a habitational name for someone from any of several places in southern Germany called Pfaffenberg (see Pfaff + Berg).

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


Similar surnames: Offenberger, Kaffenberger, Hohenberger, Wolfenbarger, Guckenberger

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Poffenberger Family Origin

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Poffenberger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    10%

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In 1880, the most common Poffenberger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Poffenberger's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poffenberger. A less common occupation for the Poffenberger family was Laborer.

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Poffenberger Historical Records

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Poffenberger Life Expectancy

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