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Bartholf Name Meaning

German: very rare variant of Bartolf from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements berht ‘bright famous’ + wolf ‘wolf’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bertholf, Berthold, Bartoo, Marolf, Barthold, Bartol, Bartel, Bartolo

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Where is the Bartholf family from?

You can see how Bartholf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bartholf family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Bartholf families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Bartholf family living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Bartholf's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Bartholf families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bartholf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bartholf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bartholf. 18% of Bartholf men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Bartholf women worked as a Stenographer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Painter
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bartholf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bartholf census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 134 immigration records available for the last name Bartholf. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Bartholf lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bartholf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Bartholf in 1952 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

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