Neuhoff Family History

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Neuhoff Name Meaning

German: distinguishing epithet for the owner or tenant of a new farm or manor, standardized from Middle Low German nie ‘new’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’ or a habitational name from any of several places so named, for example in Saxony and Thuringia. Compare Niehoff. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Neuhof ‘new yard’.

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

Similar surnames: Niehoff, Hoff, Benshoff, Neuhaus, Nordhoff, De Hoff, Heithoff

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Neuhoff Family Origin

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Neuhoff Family Occupations

What did your Neuhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Neuhoff family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Keeping House and Cigar Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neuhoff. The most common Neuhoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Neuhoff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Cigar Manufacturer

  • Coal Miner


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

Neuhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 852 census records available for the last name Neuhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neuhoff 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 909 immigration records available for the last name Neuhoff. 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 877 military records available for the last name Neuhoff. For the veterans among your Neuhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neuhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Neuhoff lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Neuhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Neuhoff in 1956 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neuhoff 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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