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Bohnhoff Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of two places near Siegburg (Rhineland) or in Bavaria from any of several other minor localities in the same area. The second element is Middle Low German hof ‘court’, ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’ (see Hoff); the first is probably from bone ‘bean’, a staple item of diet in the Middle Ages; alternatively, it may be from a personal name with the common Germanic element Bon, cognate with Old English Buna. Compare Bonham 2.

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


Similar surnames: Lehnhoff, Bomhoff, Nordhoff, Benshoff, Kohlhoff, Brockhoff, Mehlhoff

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Bohnhoff Family Origin

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Bohnhoff Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    25%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Milkman

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Bohnhoff occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Bohnhoff's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Bohnhoff family was Milkman. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bohnhoff.

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