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Bischoff Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German bischof, Middle Low German bischop ‘bishop’, probably applied as a nickname for someone with a pompous manner or as a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a bishop. See also Bishop.

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


Similar surnames: Schiff, Schopf, Aschoff, Bishop, Schoof, Schaff, Schoeff, Bohnhoff

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Where is the Bischoff family from?

You can see how Bischoff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bischoff family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Bischoff families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Bischoff families living in Alberta. This was about 44% of all the recorded Bischoff's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Bischoff families in 1911.
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What did your Bischoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bischoff. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Bischoff. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Bischoff. For the veterans among your Bischoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bischoff lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bischoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bischoff in 1950 was 52, and 79 in 2004.

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