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De Hoff Name Meaning

North German: from the Low German definite article de + hoff, variant of hof ‘court’, ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’, hence a status name for a peasant in the service of a manor or for a free land-owning farmer.

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


Similar surnames: Neuhoff, Wemhoff, Mehlhoff, Niehoff, Emshoff, Eoff, Lehnhoff, Olthoff

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De Hoff Family Origin

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De Hoff Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common De Hoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of De Hoff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the De Hoff family was Farming. Farmer, Clerk In Grocery and Doctor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by De Hoff.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Clerk In Grocery

    20%
  • Doctor

    20%
  • Farming

    20%

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De Hoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name De Hoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, De Hoff 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 642 immigration records available for the last name De Hoff. 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 De Hoff. For the veterans among your De Hoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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De Hoff Life Expectancy

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Between 1971 and 2000, in the United States, De Hoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for De Hoff in 1971 was 63, and 94 in 2000.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your De Hoff 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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