Mehlhoff Family History

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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 1880, the most common Mehlhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Mehlhoff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mehlhoff ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mehlhoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mehlhoff ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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