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Niehoff Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from Middle Low German nie ‘new’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’, or a habitational name from a common farm name with the same meaning.

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


Similar surnames: Neuhoff, Imhoff, Hoff, Nordhoff, Eckhoff, Uphoff, Aschoff, Bomhoff

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Niehoff Family Origin

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Niehoff Family Occupations

What did your Niehoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Niehoff. 15% of Niehoff men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Niehoff women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Niehoff were Manager and Forelady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Fileclerk
    6%
  • Forelady
    6%

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

Niehoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Niehoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Niehoff 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 628 immigration records available for the last name Niehoff. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Niehoff. For the veterans among your Niehoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Niehoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Niehoff lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Niehoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Niehoff in 1956 was 26, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Niehoff

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