Berghoff Family History

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Berghoff Name Meaning

North German: Westphalian habitational name from a farmstead named Berghoff (‘mountain farm’).

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


Similar surnames: Benshoff, Kerkhoff, Heithoff, Nordhoff, Neuhoff, Emshoff, Lehnhoff

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Berghoff Family Origin

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Berghoff Family Occupations

What did your Berghoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Berghoff. 14% of Berghoff men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Berghoff women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Berghoff were Salesman and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    14%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    19%
  • Cashier
    19%
  • Operator
    13%
  • Housekeeper
    13%

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

Berghoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Berghoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Berghoff 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 687 immigration records available for the last name Berghoff. 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 726 military records available for the last name Berghoff. For the veterans among your Berghoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Berghoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Berghoff lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Berghoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Berghoff in 1956 was 53, and 83 in 2004.

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