Bishoff Family History

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Bishoff Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Bischoff.

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

Similar surnames: Shoff, Bischoff, Bushong, Dayhoff, Bisher, Sheff, Shaff, Bischof

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Bishoff Family Origin

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Bishoff Family Occupations

What did your Bishoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bishoff. The most common Bishoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Bishoff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bishoff family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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Bishoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Bishoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bishoff 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 795 immigration records available for the last name Bishoff. 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 Bishoff. For the veterans among your Bishoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bishoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Bishoff lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Bishoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bishoff in 1950 was 45, and 85 in 2004.

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