The Pfister surname comes from the Upper German word "pfister," whic meant "baker."
, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power including the branch at Grubnitz.
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of this family name include: Pfister, Pister, De Pester, Pester, Pistor, Pistorio and many more.