Benhoff Family History

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Benhoff Name Meaning

Variant of North German Benninghoff.

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

Similar surnames: Lenhoff, De Hoff, Emhoff, Benshoff, Bomhoff, Verhoff, Benshoof

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Benhoff Family Origin

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Benhoff Family Occupations

What did your Benhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Benhoff. 14% of Benhoff men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Benhoff women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Benhoff were Clerk and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Foreman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Beller
  • Farmer

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

Benhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 895 census records available for the last name Benhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Benhoff 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 62 immigration records available for the last name Benhoff. 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 128 military records available for the last name Benhoff. For the veterans among your Benhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Benhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Benhoff lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Benhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Benhoff in 1965 was 73, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Benhoff 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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