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Dethloff Name Meaning

North German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements theod ‘people race’ + wolf ‘wolf’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Dethlefs, Egloff, Ortloff, Gerloff, Rohloff, De Hoff, Retzlaff

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Where is the Dethloff family from?

You can see how Dethloff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dethloff family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dethloff families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Dethloff families living in Saskatchewan. This was 100% of all the recorded Dethloff's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Dethloff families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dethloff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dethloff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dethloff. 26% of Dethloff men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Dethloff women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dethloff were Clerk and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    22%
  • Teacher
    22%
  • Farm Helper
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    15%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dethloff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dethloff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 870 immigration records available for the last name Dethloff. 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 623 military records available for the last name Dethloff. For the veterans among your Dethloff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dethloff lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Dethloff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Dethloff in 1954 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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