Emshoff Family History

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Emshoff Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): habitational name from a place named ‘farm or manor (Middle Low German hof) on the Ems river’.

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

Similar surnames: Imhoff, Eckhoff, Benshoff, Wemhoff, Lehnhoff, Heithoff, Niehoff

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Emshoff Family Origin

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Emshoff Family Occupations

What did your Emshoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Clothier and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Emshoff. The most common Emshoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Emshoff's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Emshoff family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Clothier

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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Emshoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Emshoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emshoff 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 80 immigration records available for the last name Emshoff. 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 177 military records available for the last name Emshoff. For the veterans among your Emshoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emshoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Emshoff lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Emshoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Emshoff in 1956 was 46, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emshoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emshoff 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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