Pfeiffer (surname)

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Pfeiffer (/ˈffər/) is a German-language occupational surname meaning "whistler" or "pipe-" or "fife-player" and etymologically akin to English Piper and Fifer; other spellings include Pfeifer.[1] Notable people with the name include:

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  • Alois Pfeiffer (1924–1987), German trade unionist who served as a European Commissioner in the 1980s
  • Joachim Pfeiffer (born 1967), German politician (CDU)

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  1. ^ Hanks, Patrick (8 May 2003). Dictionary of American Family Names: 3-Volume Set. Oxford University Press, USA. p. 84. ISBN 978-0-19-508137-4.