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Loff Name Meaning

Swedish (Löff): ornamental name from löv ‘leaf’. North German: from a reduced form of Ludolph.

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


Similar surnames: Off, Koff, Boff, Luff, Hoff, Goff, Reff, Eoff, Lose, Roff

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Where is the Loff family from?

You can see how Loff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loff family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Loff families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 13 Loff families living in British Columbia. This was about 72% of all the recorded Loff's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Loff families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Loff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Loff ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Loff. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Loff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loff 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Loff. 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 673 military records available for the last name Loff. For the veterans among your Loff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loff lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Loff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Loff in 1956 was 73, and 77 in 2004.

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