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Handorf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of numerous places in northwestern Germany named Handorf.

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


Similar surnames: Kasdorf, Holdorf, Nondorf, Endorf, Wendorf, Waldorf, Mundorf, Hanford

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Where is the Handorf family from?

You can see how Handorf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Handorf family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Handorf families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Handorf families living in Manitoba. This was about 64% of all the recorded Handorf's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Handorf families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Handorf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Handorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Handorf. 47% of Handorf men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Handorf women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Handorf were Laborer 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
    47%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Farm Hand
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Handorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Handorf 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 307 immigration records available for the last name Handorf. 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 414 military records available for the last name Handorf. For the veterans among your Handorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Handorf lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Handorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Handorf in 1962 was 69, and 75 in 2003.

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