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Indorf Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived ‘in the village’ from Middle High German dorf ‘village’.

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


Similar surnames: Dorf, Nord, Endorf, Nondorf, Lindloff, Knorr, Kinder, Wendorf

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Where is the Indorf family from?

You can see how Indorf families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Indorf family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Indorf families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Indorf families living in Missouri. This was about 47% of all the recorded Indorf's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Indorf families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Indorf surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Indorf ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Indorf. 45% of Indorf men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Indorf women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Indorf were Manager and Saleslady. .

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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
    45%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Manager
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Saleslady
    50%
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What Indorf family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 823 census records available for the last name Indorf. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Indorf 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 424 immigration records available for the last name Indorf. 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 161 military records available for the last name Indorf. For the veterans among your Indorf ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Indorf lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Indorf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Indorf in 1962 was 71, and 80 in 2004.

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