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Steinhoff Name Meaning

North German (standardized from Steenhoff): from Middle Low German sten ‘stone’ + hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’; a topographic name for someone whose farm had stony soil or was distinguished by some conspicuous boulder or rocky outcrop. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Stein ‘stone’ + Hof ‘farmstead’, ‘manor farm’, ‘court’.

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


Similar surnames: Steinhaus, Butenhoff, Stein, Imhoff, Steinkamp, Heithoff, Westerhoff

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Steinhoff Family Origin

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Steinhoff Family Occupations

What did your Steinhoff ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Going To School, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steinhoff. A less common occupation for the Steinhoff family was Carpenter. The most common Steinhoff occupation in Canada was Going To School. 24% of Steinhoff's were Going To Schools.

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  • Going To School

    24%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Steinhoff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Steinhoff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Steinhoff 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Steinhoff. 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 Steinhoff. For the veterans among your Steinhoff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Steinhoff Life Expectancy

What is the average Steinhoff lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Steinhoff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Steinhoff in 1948 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steinhoff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Steinhoff 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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