Olthoff Family History

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Olthoff Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: topographic name or habitational name from Middle Low German Olde hove ‘old farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Althoff, Hoff, Osthoff, Potthoff, Puthoff, Uthoff, Kalthoff, Bomhoff

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Olthoff Family Origin

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Olthoff Family Occupations

What did your Olthoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Boot & Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Olthoff. A less common occupation for the Olthoff family was Keeping House. The most common Olthoff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Olthoff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Keeping House


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

Olthoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Olthoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olthoff 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 427 immigration records available for the last name Olthoff. 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 389 military records available for the last name Olthoff. For the veterans among your Olthoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Olthoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Olthoff lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Olthoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Olthoff in 1959 was 59, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Olthoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Olthoff 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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