Dieckhoff Family History

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Dieckhoff Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived at a farmstead by a dike, from Middle Low German dik ‘dike’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Eckhoff, Eickhoff, Dieckhaus, Dickerhoff, Rieckhoff, Niehoff

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Dieckhoff Family Origin

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Dieckhoff Family Occupations

What did your Dieckhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dieckhoff family was Works In Pump Factory. Farmer, Gardner and Lager Beer Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dieckhoff. The most common Dieckhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Dieckhoff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Gardner

  • Lager Beer Saloon

  • Works In Pump Factory


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Dieckhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dieckhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dieckhoff 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 415 immigration records available for the last name Dieckhoff. 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 949 military records available for the last name Dieckhoff. For the veterans among your Dieckhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dieckhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Dieckhoff lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dieckhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dieckhoff in 1962 was 72, and 85 in 2004.

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