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Mehlhoff Name Meaning

North German (Westphalia): topographic name for someone who lived on (or owned) a farm in marshy ground, from Middle Low German mel ‘mud’ (Bahlow) + hoff ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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


Similar surnames: Mehlhorn, Eckhoff, Lehnhoff, Westhoff, De Hoff, Neuhoff, Wemhoff

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Mehlhoff Family Origin

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Mehlhoff Family Occupations

What did your Mehlhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Mehlhoff. 64% of Mehlhoff men worked as a Farmer and 58% of Mehlhoff women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mehlhoff were Saw Mill Laborer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    64%
  • Assistant
    16%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Saw Mill Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    58%
  • Housewife
    43%

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

Mehlhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mehlhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mehlhoff 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 102 immigration records available for the last name Mehlhoff. 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 175 military records available for the last name Mehlhoff. For the veterans among your Mehlhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mehlhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Mehlhoff lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Mehlhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mehlhoff in 1964 was 85, and 84 in 2004.

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