Lehnhoff Family History

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Lehnhoff Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): habitational name from a place in the Ruhr, named with Middle Low German len ‘loan(ed land)’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Bohnhoff, Mehlhoff, Emshoff, Heithoff, Neuhoff, Benshoff, Eckhoff

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Lehnhoff Family Origin

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Lehnhoff Family Occupations

What did your Lehnhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lehnhoff. 17% of Lehnhoff men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Lehnhoff women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lehnhoff were Labor and Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farm Operator
    17%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Labor
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    43%
  • Stenographer
    29%
  • Salesman
    29%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lehnhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lehnhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lehnhoff 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 436 immigration records available for the last name Lehnhoff. 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 485 military records available for the last name Lehnhoff. For the veterans among your Lehnhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lehnhoff Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Lehnhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lehnhoff in 1959 was 56, and 80 in 2004.

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