Shoff Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schoff.

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


Similar surnames: Sheff, Skoff, Shaff, Shuff, Shiff, Shoaf, Sholl, Shoun, Koff, Shonk

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Shoff Family Origin

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Shoff Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farm Labourer

    12%
  • School

    12%
  • School Teatcher

    12%

In 1881, Farmer, Farm Labourer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shoff. A less common occupation for the Shoff family was School Teatcher. The most common Shoff occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Shoff's were Farmers.

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Shoff Historical Records

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Shoff Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Shoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Shoff in 1953 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shoff

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