Adolf Family History

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Adolf Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Scandinavian: from the Germanic personal name Atha-ulf, which was widely adopted in other languages throughout central Europe; it is composed of the Old High German elements ad- (as in adal ‘noble’) + (w)ulf ‘wolf’.

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

Similar surnames: Wolf, Rolf, Nolf, Adel, Marolf, Rudolf, Poll, Doll, Pandolfo, Alf

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Adolf Family Origin

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Adolf Family Occupations

What did your Adolf ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Adolf. 58% of Adolf men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Adolf women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Adolf were Cultivateur and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
  • Accountant
  • Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
  • Nurse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Adolf Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Adolf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adolf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Adolf. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Adolf. For the veterans among your Adolf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adolf Life Expectancy

What is the average Adolf lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Adolf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Adolf in 1945 was 21, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Adolf ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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