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Sadoff Name Meaning

Jewish (from Lithuania): alternative spelling of Sadov, a habitational name from a place called Shadovo. Shortened form of Sadowski.

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


Similar surnames: Danoff, Medoff, Janoff, Sarnoff, Turoff, Tarnoff, Soloff, Osthoff

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Where is the Sadoff family from?

You can see how Sadoff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sadoff family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Sadoff families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Sadoff families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 22% of all the recorded Sadoff's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Sadoff families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sadoff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sadoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Instructor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sadoff. 34% of Sadoff men worked as a Proprietor and 43% of Sadoff women worked as an Instructor. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sadoff were Painter and Clerk.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
    34%
  • Salesman
    23%
  • Tailor
    12%
  • Painter
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Instructor
    43%
  • Teacher
    29%
  • Clerk
    29%
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Census Records

There are 761 census records available for the last name Sadoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sadoff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 279 immigration records available for the last name Sadoff. 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 Cards

There are 371 military records available for the last name Sadoff. For the veterans among your Sadoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sadoff lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Sadoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Sadoff in 1960 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

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