Nearhoof Family History

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Nearhoof Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of North German Nierhof(f), a reduced form of Niederhof, a topographic name composed of the elements nieder ‘low(er)’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Nearhood, Neuhoff, Benshoff, Mehlhoff, Harloff, Lehnhoff, Emshoff

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Nearhoof Family Origin

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Nearhoof Family Occupations

What did your Nearhoof ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nearhoof. 17% of Nearhoof men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Nearhoof women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nearhoof were Clerk and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Labor
  • Brakeman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Waitress
  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer

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

Nearhoof Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nearhoof. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nearhoof 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 34 immigration records available for the last name Nearhoof. 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 298 military records available for the last name Nearhoof. For the veterans among your Nearhoof ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nearhoof Life Expectancy

What is the average Nearhoof lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Nearhoof life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Nearhoof in 1954 was 52, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nearhoof

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nearhoof 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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