Dickerhoff Family History

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Dickerhoff Name Meaning

Dutch or North German: habitational name from a farm named Dickerhoff, from Middle Low German dik ‘dike’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’, ‘court’.

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

Similar surnames: Dieckhoff, Eickhoff, Niehoff, Eckhoff, Westerhoff, Brinkerhoff

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Dickerhoff Family Origin

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Dickerhoff Family Occupations

What did your Dickerhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dickerhoff. The most common Dickerhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Dickerhoff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dickerhoff family was Gun Smith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Gun Smith


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dickerhoff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dickerhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dickerhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dickerhoff 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 97 immigration records available for the last name Dickerhoff. 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 420 military records available for the last name Dickerhoff. For the veterans among your Dickerhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dickerhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Dickerhoff lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dickerhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dickerhoff in 1962 was 67, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dickerhoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dickerhoff 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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